Chaffetz sets hearing with Comey - but can't reach him
Chaffetz sets hearing with Comey - but can't reach him
Trump-Comey row: US Congress demands ex-FBI chief's memos
19 May, 2017, 21:05
In a weird twist, Putin went on to offer turning over notes of Trump's meeting with the Russian diplomats to U.S. Congress if the White House agreed.
The US president is facing enormous scrutiny amid growing concerns in Washington regarding the relationship between Trump's team and Russian Federation. "He is a good guy", is the cause of all the hysteria? "I don't know that you could say the same about the president".
Hours after the report came out, GOP House Oversight Committee chairman Jason Chaffetz demanded that the Federal Bureau of Investigation turn over any and all "memoranda, notes, summaries and recordings" that the Federal Bureau of Investigation may have in its possession.
Al Green called for "the impeachment of the President of the United States for obstruction of justice" on the House floor yesterday morning.
When the White Houseannounced that Comey had been let go from his position at the FBI, Trump's surrogates cited a recommendation from deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and US Attorney General Jeff Sessions as motivation for the move.
"The president has the utmost respect for our law enforcement agencies, and all investigations". 'So, too, was the president's tweet threatening to reveal "tapes" of his conversations with Comey.
Look at each crisis swirling around the White House and every one is a result of unforced errors made by the tweeter in chief.
Fighting back has consumed much of the political oxygen inside the White House, leaving Trump's agenda in doubt.
President Donald Trump declared himself the victim of the "greatest witch hunt" in American political history Thursday, lashing out after a probe into his campaign ties with Russian Federation was significantly strengthened.
Mitch McConnell, the Republican leader of the Senate, said simply, "It would be helpful to have less drama emanating from the White House".
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And veteran Republican Senator John McCain called the allegations about the Trump-Lavrov meeting "deeply disturbing".
Authorities said Russian Federation meddled in November's election to benefit Trump.
The order was signed by Deputy Attorney Rod Rosenstein; his superior, Attorney General Jeff Sessions, has recused himself from the Russia probe after revelations that he did not disclose he had met with the Russian ambassador during the presidential election past year.
An administration official confirmed to AFP on condition of anonymity that the original intelligence came from Israel. There may be a day when it's no longer politically feasible for Republicans to stick with Trump, but it has not arrived, even though some Republicans are warning that their agenda will stall if the White House doesn't put some of the questions behind it.
If any person other than Mr Trump had shared intelligence with Russian Federation, they would "likely be facing a long prison term", Lawfare adds.
McMaster also indicated that Trump could not have revealed sensitive sources or methods.
Now I'm queasy contemplating what Mike Pence can accomplish as president with the Republican Congress. "He wasn't briefed on the source".
And should that fail, Ackerman said, Trump would have another option: He could issue a pardon for himself.
A Kremlin aide, Yuri Ushakov, later told reporters that Moscow had a written record of the conversation, not an audio recording. If we are going to survive not just the Trump years but eventually get around to kick-starting the 21st century, we're going to have become smarter media consumers and demand more from both our politicians and the press.
Islamophobic and racist remarks, allegations of sexual assault, and even firing Comey did not seem to cross the line in the eyes of Congressional Republicans, but Comey's memo could still be a game-changer if - and only if - Republicans care more about their country than about keeping Trump in power.
Speaking to reporters, State BJP president Kummanem Rajasekheran termed it a political conspiracy hatched by the Left government. But when the project is completed and is in the inauguration phase, the state government has completely ignored the Centre.
There's also a possibility that the information could be passed to Iran, which is Russia's close ally and Israel's enemy. Massachusetts Democratic US Senator Elizabeth Warren scolded Trump, saying that intelligence secrets aren't "gossip".
But the Austrian dismissed both and saved another at advantage Nadal, evenutally coming through the game then to win 6-4, 6-3. Kontaveit beat 16th-seeded Mirjana Lucic-Baroni 6-1, 6-1 to set up a quarterfinal against Madrid Open champion Simona Halep.
In 2001, he joined Audioslave which included former Rage Against the Machine members Tom Morello , Brad Wilk and Tim Commerford . A concertgoer tells PEOPLE that Cornell was enthusiastic and energetic during his sound-out final performance Wednesday night.
Sometimes the players still feel they are 24, 25 and it's very hard . [Pogba] alternated between good things and less good things. And if he is frustrated, he hides it. "He behaves in the best possible way". "I need him back because we have so many problems".
The warning, first reported by NBC News via former Obama aides, came up during a discussion of White House personnel. Would DOJ pursue a criminal case? Dianne Feinstein likewise said last week there is no evidence of that collusion.
Both suspects will be arraigned in Lynn District Court for murder, armed robbery, and assault and battery with a risky weapon. Two Lynn men have been arrested and charged with murder in connection with last Sunday night's fatal attack on Blake Street.
The Syrian agency produces non-conventional weapons such as the chemical weapons that Assad's forces used earlier this year. The US says the programme is a breach of worldwide law because the missiles could carry nuclear warheads in the future.
The tweets follow a report in the New York Times that Trump had asked Comey to pledge his loyalty to the president. President Donald Trump has offered additional insight into his thinking about former FBI Director James Comey.
Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said the administration would start talks on the 23-year-old deal in as few as 90 days. Agricultural groups overall are optimistic that " modernizing " NAFTA will result in a better deal for farmers and ranchers.
Moors Murderer Ian Brady Dead at 79
The boy's remains have never been found despite widespread searches on Saddleworth Moor, near Oldham in Greater Manchester. "He continued with the search and, like his mother, was convinced Ian Brady held the vital clue to Keith's whereabouts".
Russian billionaire makes bid to buy Arsenal
Usmanov acquired his fortune in the metal industry, and is believed to be concerned by a lack of investment in Arsenal . Arsenal stands to lose out on about £50 million (€58 million) in revenue if it misses out on the European tournament.
Child seriously hurt at elementary school when hit by SUV
When the woman hit the boy, she immediately got out of her vehicle to administer medical assistance to the him, police said. The boy was taken by Medflight to a Boston hospital and paramedics will only say the child's injuries are "significant".
Korean officials meet in attempt to fix ties
For his part, Lee said Moon asked him to express his "gratitude" to Xi for his message of congratulations after the election. China's top diplomat, Foreign Minister Wang Yi, on Thursday reiterated calls for its dismantling.