Donald Trump claims White House has 'secret tapes'
20 Mai, 2017, 04:52 | Author: Lucrece Courtet
"James Comey better hope that there are no "tapes" of our conversations before he starts leaking to the press!" the president tweeted yesterday. After Comey's firing was announced on Tuesday, press secretary Sean Spicer was reported to have hid among the bushes outside of the White House in an effort to avoid taking questions.
Trump added that "as a very active president with lots of things happening", it's impossible for him to stay in such close communication with his staff that the briefings would be completely accurate. "The tweet speaks for itself".
The FBI is looking into Russia's influence in the 2016 presidential election and any potential ties to Trump's campaign. Comey told associates the president pushed the director to pledge his loyalty to the president that night.
Trump, in his termination letter to Comey, said Comey told him on three different occasions that Trump wasn't under investigation.
That day Vice President Mike Pence also framed Trump's decision to fire Comey as the result of Rosenstein's and Sessions' input.
Kelly was commissioner of the New York City Police Department for more than a decade, serving two mayors.
"I think the point that I made with respect to the tweet is the president has no further comment on this", said Spicer. Trump said the discussions happened in two phone calls and at a dinner in which Comey was asking to keep his job.
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The Senate, by a 19-13 vote, added an amendment Wednesday to specify that insurers do not have to provide the coverage to adults. Pittman cast the sole no vote against the bill, stating it will create obligations that the state can not afford to pay.
Doing so, however, would have been as easy as Trump putting a smartphone in his pocket and using a recording application, John Dean, who served as former President Richard Nixon's White House Counsel, told The News. Krishnamoorthi also asked for any recording of Trump's Wednesday meeting with Russian officials, and "any conversations regarding the hiring or firing" former national security adviser Michael Flynn. Trump said there was no "collusion between me and my campaign and the Russians", and that "the Russians did not affect the vote". "He's unsafe because he may be obstructing justice in terms of the investigation. and secondly his credibility has been destroyed".
The FBI probe and parallel congressional investigations have hung over Trump's presidency since he took office in January and threaten to overwhelm his policy priorities. Trump said in one of a string of Twitter messages.
Trump addressed questions over the timing in his interview with Pirro, arguing that there was "no right time" to fire Comey.
Trump said the candidates to replace Comey were "outstanding people" and "very well known".
"They've been vetted over their lifetime, essentially", he said of the candidates, describing them as "very well-known, highly respected, really talented people", before adding: "And that's what we want for the Federal Bureau of Investigation".
Late Tuesday, White House officials insisted that Comey was ousted because of his conduct in the probe into Hillary Clinton's handling of classified information past year.
The shifting accounts of the decision to fire Comey, whom Trump derided as a "showboat" and "grandstander", added to a mounting sense of uncertainty and chaos in the West Wing, as aides scrambled to get their stories straight and appease an angry president. Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe, Republican Sen.
Police are now investigating whether Hosni, who had dual Tunisian and Italian citizenship, had links to terrorist organizations. Both men have been taken to hospital but neither is in a "worrying" condition, the Corriere della Sera daily said.
The biggest change you can see is the reuniting of Carl Hagelin, Nick Bonino, and Phil Kessel , otherwise known as the HBK line. Crosby went into the boards after taking a nudge from Capitals defenseman John Carlson with 2:13 remaining in the first period.
Gobert est encore en lice pour le trophée de meilleur défenseur de la saison qui sera attribué le 26 juin. Blessé à un genou puis à une cheville, Gobert n'a pu jouer les play-offs qu'avec intermittence.
Wednesday, crew workers yanked the Beauregard statue from its perch and lowered it to a truck as scattered cheers broke out. Instead of being at kept in a warehouse like Landrieu promised, the four monuments, statues of Confederate Gen.
The drone registration system took flight two years ago, telling owners to pay $5 apiece or face potential criminal charges. The FAA's 2015 Registration Rule , which applies to model aircraft, directly violates that clear statutory prohibition.
For now, calls are only supported for users with the Alexa app but integration with services such as Skype could be on the cards. You can then tell your Echo, " Alexa , call Mom", to start a call, and converse using the Show instead of a phone.
The company's consensus rating is now Strong Buy, with 6 analysts rating it a Strong Buy, and 3 analysts rating it with a Hold. Norges Bank purchased a new position in ACADIA Pharmaceuticals during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $24,050,000.
Tour De Pharmacy will premiere on HBO in the States on 8 July, with no set release date for the UK & Ireland just yet. Riddled with nefarious characters, that year's competition was a hornet's nest of moral depravity.
According to estimates from global pricing company S&P Global Platts, Kuwaiti crude oil producing has been relatively stable. Brent crude is still about $3 per barrel below where it started the year and about 7 percent below the late February peak.
Apple to upgrade laptops amid Microsoft threat
They have a great advantage over Apple in the form of a wide variety of manufacturers that are coming out with products. These upgrades are likely to be announced during Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference that starts on June 5.
Sweden drops Julian Assange rape investigation
He has been there ever since, fearing that if he is arrested he might ultimately be extradited to the United States. The US CIA Director (Mike) Pompeo and the US attorney general have said that I and other WikiLeaks staff have no.
Strasbourg et Amiens en L1
Rapidement menés 0-2, les Troyens ont réussi à renverser la vapeur avec des buts signés Darbion (60e), Nivet (78e) et Niane (88e). Dernière journée de Ligue 2, ce vendredi (20h30), avec six équipes qui peuvent encore espérer accéder à la Ligue 1.
Miners Qualify for NCAA West Preliminaries
She also ran on the 4x1500 meter relay and helped the Wildcats win a Penn Relays title in the race for the second straight year. Senior duo, Ada Benjamin (52.87) and Florence Uwakwe (53.29) will compete in the 400m on Thursday at 3:30 p.m.
Dead After Car Slams Into New York Pedestrians
Friends say Rojas told people he works in real estate, but it's unclear if he had any kind of realtors license, Carlin reported. The dead woman was named by police as Alyssa Elsman , an 18-year-old who was on vacation with her family from MI .