The governor has vowed to stay in office. Impeachment hearings are set to begin on Monday, April 10, CNN reported.
During their investigation, the special counsel staff found that the governor had ordered law enforcement officers to attempt to recover copies of the audiotape from people who may have possessed them and, at one point, end his relationship with Mason for him.
The governor has acknowledged making inappropriate remarks to Mason, but both deny a sexual relationship or any wrongdoing. He says he assumed these were communications with Rebekah Mason due to their timing in relation to phone calls between Mason and Governor Bentley, but he never actually saw Mason's name associated with these texts.
Jones says the committee will meet Monday to discuss the next steps. A circuit judge had blocked the hearings, which are scheduled to begin Monday.
Ross Garber, representing the governor in the impeachment investigation, said in a statement they would file a brief with the Supreme Court Monday afternoon.
"We are gratified that the Alabama Supreme Court acted promptly and that the restraining order against the Judiciary Committee is stayed", said Jack Sharman, a partner with Lightfoot, Franklin & White LLC and special counsel to the Judiciary Committee.
The Judiciary Committee will make a recommendation to the full House on whether to impeach Bentley.
The governor was granted an order that freezes all impeachment action until mid-May, barring a successful appeal, while his attorneys attempt to mount a defense.
Sharman and Alabama Law Institute Director Othni Lathram argued in court Friday that the Constitution delegated powers to pursue impeachment entirely to the Alabama Legislature.
"This is a great day for the Constitution of Alabama", he said.
Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley's lawyers headed back to court after a new judge was assigned to hear his request to block impeachment proceedings. The Alabama Ethics Commission Wednesday found probable cause that the governor had violated ethics and campaign finance laws, and referred charges to the Montgomery County District Attorney for consideration.
Months later in February 2014 she saw text messages between her husband and Mason that said "I can't take my eyes off of you", during a dinner of the National Governor's Association.
WAFF 48 News legal analyst Mark McDaniel, who represented former Alabama Governor Guy Hunt during his criminal trial, said because Bentley faces possible impeachment and separate criminal probes.
A New Jersey Transit train with several hundred passengers aboard is stuck in a Hudson River tunnel between NY and New Jersey. An incident involving Amtrak police and a taser caused panic at Penn Station on Friday, leading to a stampede nearby.
I mentioned in my series preview that Pittsburgh is a little more top heavy than they were previous year . The question most teams seem to ask themselves on a nightly basis is how do we stop Sidney Crosby .
The 1-minute ad highlights nearly all the key new features of the Galaxy S8, with the gorgeous Infinity Display being the star. There might also be two screens that will be designed for multi-tasking rather than being used as one huge screen display.
The hybrid charges on a 240-volt connection in about two and a half hours, and can go about 330 miles on a full tank and battery. That motor will be powered by a 17-kilowatt-hour battery pack and electricity generated by the gasoline engine.
This marks the end of an era for an operating system which arrived late in the market and welcomed with widespread criticisms. Microsoft has officially ended support for the much-malignant Windows Vista OS, which was launched in January 2007.
That "distortion in the global trading system. imposed significant and long-lasting hardship on American workers and companies". On Friday, the Treasury Department issued its first report on the currency practices of America's trading partners.
He instead told the organization to donate the money to charity since he didn't want to draw any extra attention on himself. If Valanciunas can impose his size and strength on the Bucks , they will be forced to check Monroe or Henson in early.
The company even has a special hashtag, #DeleteUber, dedicated to it on social media, consolidating anti-Uber sentiment. Every fortnight or so, a senior Uber official announces their departure from the company.
U.S. officials say intelligence suggests Islamic State is based overwhelmingly in Nangarhar and neighbouring Kunar province. Whitehouse spokesman Sean Spicer said that militants had been using the tunnels to target USA and Afghan forces.
Russian state media reported that a frigate, the Admiral Grigorovich, would call at a logistics base at Tartus, Syria. Mr Johnson spent the weekend speaking to G7 foreign ministers ahead of their two-day meeting in Tuscany.
North Korea called that test a success, but some outside analysts said it might test the weapon again before deploying it. Washington, Seoul and others call the North's space program a cover for its long-range missile development program.
Carrie Fisher will not be in 'Star Wars: Episode IX'
Most tantalisingly, we are given hints of the deeper mythology Star Wars is constructing within its new cinematic universe. He explained: "Part of what's she's dealing with is the realisation that she has this power and this gift".
Arrest made in connection with death of jogger Vanessa Marcotte
Katrina Vetrano was sexually assaulted and strangled to death during an afternoon run near her parents' home in Queens, New York. Colon-Ortiz was charged early Saturday with aggravated assault, aggravated assault and battery and assault with intent to rape.
YouTube Has A New Dark Mode: Here's How To Get It
There are a couple of different ways to access this dark mode, and Williams broke down one of them in a subsequent tweet. It's essentially a light switch; flip the toggle and the site converts to a dark background on white text.
Scorpion Stings Man on United Flight to Calgary
At City Hall Thursday, the Chicago City Council Aviation committee called on United executives to answer for the actions. On Wednesday, Dao's lawyers asked United and the city to preserve any video or audio files from Flight 3411.
LeBron to miss Cavaliers' season finale
Currently, the Cavaliers are one game behind the Boston Celtics for the No. 1 spot in the Eastern Conference standings. The win kept the Jazz tied for fourth seed in the West with the Clippers, who routed the Houston Rockets, 125-96.
LeBron to miss regular-season finale, resting strained calf
James played 47 minutes in a stunning, epic collapse of a loss in a 126-125 decision in overtime to the Atlanta Hawks on Sunday. The Oklahoma City game went to halftime and Westbrook was just four assists shy of the record-breaking triple-double.