Tuesday, 11 December, 2018

Russia probe 'greatest witch hunt' in US history

Kenny Thornton | 20 May, 2017, 00:01

Rosenstein also told the Senators that he knew that Trump was planning to dump FBI Director James Comey before he wrote the memo criticizing him for his handling of the investigation into Hillary Clinton's private email server. However, Democrats have said the dismissal was because Comey was leading the probe into Russia's alleged election meddling, and have called for an independent investigation. "We look forward to getting this whole situation behind us". I think it shows division, and it shows that we're not together as a country.

The president repeated his belief that the controversy over the interference and possible collusion between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign was baseless.

"I think it divides the country; I think we have a very divided country because of that and many other things", the President added.

Donald Trump tweeted he was the victim of the "single greatest witch hunt" in usa history.

"That's what I want to be focused on, because there's no collusion".

"We have to get back to running this country, really, really well", as he said that "tremendous progress" had been made in his first four months in office.

President Donald Trump, striking a defiant tone on Thursday after days of political tumult, denied colluding with Russian Federation during his 2016 campaign or asking former FBI Director James Comey to drop a probe into his former national security adviser.

Wenger's future at Arsenal will be decided after FA Cup final
I want to absolutely make sure that we are in there but after that let's get to 75 points and see what happens". They will need a slip up from either Liverpool or Man City on the final day to sneak in to the top four.

Mueller's appointment was welcomed by politicians from both sides.

The announcement of a special counsel apparently took the White House by surprise, with Mr Trump being informed of it only after Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein had signed the order. "This is the single greatest witch-hunt of a politician in American history!" Mr Flynn was sacked by Mr Trump after it became known that he had Russian contacts and had misled the Trump administration about them. The White House denied that account.

But the lingering question hanging over the press conference was what the appointment of Mueller meant for his presidency. Claire McCaskill, D-Missouri, said, after leaving a closed-door briefing with Rosenstein for the full Senate on Capitol Hill.

Rosenstein learned about Trump's plan on May 8, Durbin said.

"I hope the two investigations will not be in conflict", Rubio (R-Fla) said.

Senators also told reporters that the deputy attorney general confirmed NBC News' report that the FBI probe is considered a criminal investigation, not a counterintelligence investigation.

On a day of fast-moving developments, the House intelligence committee announced that it, too, had asked for documents, in this case from the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Justice Department. "But the takeaway I had is that everything he said is that you need to treat this investigation as if it may be a criminal investigation".

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