Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said that "the country is being tested in unprecedented ways" after learning of new reporting saying that Trump asked Comey to shelve the investigation.
Chavez said his last day will be June 30.
This is the latest effort in a newly invigorated push from congressional Republicans to investigate the scandal-plagued White House. "Our job is to be responsible, sober and focus only on gathering the facts".
Under Chaffetz, the Oversight Committee has gone after Republican and Democratic pet issues alike, including allegations that former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton leaked classified information through her private email server.
Even by Trump administration standards it's been a chaotic week or so.
The reason, the President implied, was that Comey wouldn't end his investigation into allegations of collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation - allegations the President insists were untrue.
Addressing the Comey memo, GOP Rep. Blake Farenthold of Texas said: "If Comey felt like the president was trying to obstruct justice, Comey would have been duty-bound to report it to the DOJ and act on it".
President Putin deployed his trademark sarcasm on Wednesday to make clear he thought the accusation that Trump had divulged secrets absurd.
The White House has played down the importance and secrecy of the information Mr Trump gave to the Russians, which had been supplied by Israel under an intelligence-sharing agreement. Putin offered to provide Congress with a record of our president's meeting with top Russian diplomats to shed light on exactly what highly classified intelligence information Trump shared with them. "The important ongoing bipartisan investigation in the House will also continue", Ryan said.
Impeachment, of the President, by the House of Representatives is not a finding of guilt.
Republicans have no real danger of losing control of the Senate in next year's midterm elections.
The release of Comey memos and other materials to Congress would immediately change the nature of congressional investigations into the president and Russian Federation.
As reporters huddled off the House floor questioning GOP lawmakers about the Comey memos, another staunch Trump loyalist, Rep. Louis Gohmert, R-Texas, walked by and entered the elevator as he quipped: "Almost sounds like fake news".
But one of the puzzles of American politics today is that Americans seem to be getting two different sets of news and two different sets of facts - first, from the mainstream press, and second, from a relatively self-contained conservative media which basically reports what it wants to report. White House statements are about as believable as those issued regularly by the Kremlin.
The requests - made in separate letters to FBI Acting Director Andrew McCabe and White House Counsel Donald McGahn - were made after a report that a memo written by Comey says Trump asked him to drop Flynn probe.
Senator John McCain, the 2008 Republican presidential nominee, warned guests at a Tuesday dinner that Trump's missteps were "reaching Watergate size and scale", referring to the 1970s scandal that brought down Richard Nixon.
Known for his independence, Mr Mueller was originally sworn in as FBI Director in the days before the 9/11 attacks but threatened to resign in 2004, along with Mr Comey who was serving as Deputy Attorney General at the time, over plans to revive warrantless NSA surveillance without any legal protections. And lawmakers have alleged that the sudden ouster was an attempt to stifle the bureau's investigation into Trump associates' ties to Russia's meddling in the campaign.
The Senate Intelligence and Judiciary Committees have requested copies of Comey's memos detailing conversations with Trump, and the intelligence panel on Wednesday invited Comey to testify both behind closed doors and in a public session.
"As I have stated many times, a thorough investigation will confirm what we already know - there was no collusion between my campaign and any foreign entity".
White House's National Security Advisor Michael Flynn after he was sacked just 24 days into the job. When that ended, Trump asked everyone to leave except Comey, and he eventually turned the conversation to Flynn.
Matthew Kaiser of Washington's KaiserDillon said, "It's probably time for the president to hire a criminal defense lawyer to begin to prepare to defend him".
The ball dropped kindly for Terry in the area, he struck it with his shin and it went in off the post. Terry expects an emotional conclusion to his Chelsea career when the Blues host Sunderland on Sunday.
James has scored 30 points in seven straight games as he looks to visit the finals for the seventh straight season. Now, down 1-0 and with their home court advantage gone, Boston will aim to bounce back with a strong Game 2 win.
She was seen in a sunshine yellow figure-hugging dress and later, she even spent time with Fanning at the beach in a pink dress. Today and tomorrow it will be the reign of another global ambassador of L'Oreal - Aishwarya Rai Bachchan.
Meanwhile, Moon's envoy to the United States, South Korean media mogul Hong Seok-hyun, left for Washington on Wednesday. US Disarmament Ambassador Robert Wood said yesterday that China's leverage was key.
In Japan over 2000 computers were affected as well as companies like Nissan Motor, Hitachi was impacted by the ransomware attack. The software tools to create the attack were revealed in April among a trove of NSA spy tools that were either leaked or stolen.
Loyalists of the Syria-based terrorist group operate out of several remote districts in the province, which borders Pakistan. The Taliban have not claimed the responsibility, but the provincial government has blamed the militant group for the attack.
British surfer Marcus Hutchins became an "accidental hero" after halting the global spread of the unprecedented attack. He noticed the malware "queried" an unregistered domain address which he bought for around $15.
Manning was released on Wednesday after spending seven years in a us military prison for passing the documents to WikiLeaks. Long added: "Ecuador was clear from the outset that it would fully co-operate with the Swedish justice system".
Skelos, you may remember, is a former Senate Majority Leader because he was convicted of a variety of corruption charges. The stipends, awarded by Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan, were given to five GOP senators, including Sen.
NHL playoffs: Senators manhandle Penguins
The Sens are up in the series by playing exactly as they have for most of the season - leaning on their defensive ways to get by. His second shutout came in Game 2, as must-win a game as the Penguins had this postseason, outside of Game 7.
Russia probe 'greatest witch hunt' in US history
Claire McCaskill, D-Missouri, said, after leaving a closed-door briefing with Rosenstein for the full Senate on Capitol Hill. But the lingering question hanging over the press conference was what the appointment of Mueller meant for his presidency.
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Final Confederate monument to come down in New Orleans
The city council voted to remove the monument and three other Confederate and white supremacist monuments in December 2015. The Liberty Monument and statues of Confederate President Jefferson Davis and General P.G.T.
Iranian MPs to Weigh Response to New US Sanctions
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Rihanna Slayed in Bright Shiny Diamonds at Cannes
Rihanna rocked the red carpet in a white gown and matching coat at the Cannes Film Festival - and you can see her glam look here. The Rihanna Loves Chopard collection is available for preorder, and prices range from $1,460 to $11,140.
Tesla Inc (TSLA) Given New $380.00 Price Target at Guggenheim
It improved, as 74 investors sold Tesla Inc shares while 105 reduced holdings. 82 funds opened positions while 219 raised stakes. Finally, Pacific Crest restated an equal weight rating on shares of Tesla in a research report on Thursday, February 23rd.
Ex-FBI Director Heads Trump-Russia Inquiry
On Thursday, Rosenstein informed the Senate in a closed-door session about Trump's controversial decision to dump Comey. Now Mueller will have almost unfettered access to witnesses and information, and the ability to bring criminal charges.