Republicans from Colorado's congressional delegation appear more interested in seeking the truth of allegations that President Trump's potentially could have obstructed justice.
The investigation into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn reportedly is tied to the FBI's ongoing probe of Russian influence during the 2016 election. Trump allegedly told him during a White House meeting that "I hope you can let this go", referring to the investigation.
Comey was "very unpopular with most people", Trump said, adding that he had thought firing him would be more popular among the Democrats, who have accused the Federal Bureau of Investigation director of helping Hillary Clinton lose the 2016 presidential election.
"This offense has occurred before our very eyes", he said, describing Trump's firing of former FBI Director James Comey, who led an investigation of Trump associates' ties to Russian intelligence.
A subpoena of the documents and conversations remains a possibility.
The Washington Post reported this week that Mr Trump shared highly classified information with Mr Lavrov and Russian Ambassador to the US Sergey Kislyak about an Islamic State terror threat involving laptop computers on aircraft.
Trump also confirmed yesterday that former CT U.S. Sen.
"I think it's pretty clear I have more confidence in Director Comey", he said.
The Senate intelligence committee has already demanded a briefing on what was said at the meeting from members of the Trump administration who were present. "I'm not going to get any further comment on that".
US stocks rose as upbeat economic data emboldened investors to return to the market on Thursday, a day after Wall Street saw its worst selloff in eight months on worries that the political turmoil could sideline Trump initiatives such as tax cuts that investors see as favoring economic growth.
"I spoke to him [Lavrov] today", he said.
"There's no collusion between, certainly, myself and my campaign - but I can only speak for myself - and the Russians". "It is time for the American people to weigh in".
Spokespeople for Republican U.S. Sen.
News broke Tuesday that Trump in February asked then-FBI Director James Comey to drop an investigation into his former national security adviser Michael Flynn - a request critics have called obstruction of justice. I strongly support these bipartisan actions.
On Wednesday, House Speaker Paul Ryan said Congress needs to gather all relevant information before "rushing to judgment".
Mukasey later reminded his co-panelist that Obama may have violated that general principle when he played down the importance of the investigation into Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server in 2015.
White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said the interviews are slated to start when the President returns in Washington, D.C. Wednesday afternoon.
The president's frustration has been building since he abruptly fired Comey. Comey also should testify publicly.
Amy Klobuchar, Democratic senator from Minnesota, called it "a breath of fresh air [that] has come into this week-long saga". Trump cited displeasure with the FBI's Russian Federation probe as a factor in dismissing Comey.
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That appointment and Democratic pleas for more gave Republicans a fresh political talking point Thursday. Trump cited displeasure with the FBI's Russian Federation probe as a factor in dismissing Comey.
Asked as he left the White House whether he would say "yes" if Trump offered him the job, Keating said, "I'm a public servant". The Kentucky Republican had said initially that investigations by the Senate intelligence panel and the FBI were sufficient.
A man who sent his auto careening onto a Times Square sidewalk filled with pedestrians had been court-martialed out of the Navy. City officials say that New Yorkers who worry a loved one may have been among the victims can call 311 for more information.
And with how close and how physical both teams have been playing, you can bet the officials will once again have their hands full. After two Predators' goals were waved off due to goalie interference, Nashville was determined to make the last one stick.
Manassas Police Chief Doug Keen says six officers are on administrative leave, including two involved in the shooting. The driver of the vehicle , identified as an 18-year-old man, was shot by Manassas City police officers.
While his cause of death is now undisclosed, a reporter for New York Magazine, Gabriel Sherman , tweeted his thoughts. By creating a cable news giant which became a favourite of conservatives, Ailes became a central USA political figure.
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On Tuesday, Simon said Sharapova had already served her punishment and should not be further sanctioned by the French Open. She is now ranked No. 211, which is too low for her to qualify for the French Open.
Wal-Mart beats the street with earnings, sales
Adjusted earnings came to $1.21 per share, well above the 91 cents per share that Wall Street had expected according to FactSet. Even as it goes after Amazon online, Wal-Mart is shoring up its stores, working to make customer service friendlier and faster.
Special counsel to lead Trump-Russia investigation
The Justice Department said Mueller has resigned from his job at a private law firm to take the job of special counsel. The broad federal probe under Mueller, a lawman who engenders deep bipartisan respect, was just getting underway.
Oil Continues Rise Before OPEC Meeting
In late November, OPEC agreed to cut production by 1.2 million barrels a day, the first such reduction agreement since 2008. Brent crude was up 32 cents, or 0.6%, at $52.83 early on Friday, after settling up half a percent on Thursday.
Terrorism Not Suspected in Deadly Times Square Crash
Elizabeth Long, of Dayton, Ohio, was walking to the Hard Rock Cafe when she saw a maroon auto heading toward her on the sidewalk. One of Elsman's last social media posts was a video from Times Square recorded earlier in the day on Thursday.
Gisele Bundchen: Tom Brady Played With a Concussion Last Year
After missing the first four games of the season because of his Deflategate suspension, Brady didn't miss any time a year ago . The QB will be 40 when the next football season begins and has said he'd like to keep playing for up to five more years.