However, a reporter for Huffington Post said later that Burr may have spoken too soon and that the committee did not have a "definitive answer" on the matter from Flynn's lawyers.
Flynn was ousted in mid-February after less than a month in his senior administration post. "I think it divides the country, I think we have a very divided country because of that many other things".
Trump said later, however, that he had been thinking about "this Russian Federation thing" when he fired Comey, whom he called a "showboat" and a "grandstander" in an interview with NBC's Lester Holt last Thursday.
Today marked the first time since the appointment of a special counsel that Trump publicly addressed Comey's firing and the subsequent news of a memo written by the ex-FBI director.
China's Xi Jinping willing to put South Korea ties back on track
North Korea is also stepping up diplomatic actions to seek support and understanding from other countries over its missile launch. Trump said he expects positive results on the North Korean nuclear issue through close cooperation with the Moon administration.
To hear Trump tell it, he wasn't anxious. One of the attendees, speaking on condition of anonymity, described Rosenstein as anxious and nervous and said he drank multiple glasses of water "and spilled one".
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Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., said after an all-senators briefing from Rosenstein that the deputy attorney general already knew Comey would be fired before he wrote a memo that the Trump administration initially used as justification for ousting the Federal Bureau of Investigation chief.
Trump fired Comey one week ago, in what the White House initially said was based on the recommendations of Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Last week in an interview with NBC's Lester Holt, he claimed he had been planning to fire Comey and called him a "grandstander".
Besieged by controversy at home, U.S. President Donald Trump is under pressure to stick to the script and avoid fresh flare-ups when he embarks this week on his first foreign trip, a nine-day trek to the Middle East and Europe. He added that he was thinking of the "Russia thing" when he did so. It cited two people briefed on the call.
Asked about possible obstruction of justice, Republican House of Representatives speaker Paul Ryan told reporters the special counsel would "follow the facts where ever they may lead" and that "it is premature to prejudge anything at this point".
Ils sont censés atténuer la douleur mais risquent aussi de provoquer l'étouffement des jeunes enfants, selon cette enquête. Il a été relevé que la plupart de ces produits sont fabriqués en Pologne ou en Lituanie, de manière artisanale .
Mais son capitaine Hugo Lloris pourra regretter une sortie quelque peu hasardeuse sur le but de Chilwell à l'heure de jeu. L'attaquant anglais a fait beaucoup mieux en inscrivant un quadruplé (25e, 63e, 89e, 90e+2) face aux Foxes.
People impacted by tornadoes in Elk City were permitted to return to their homes with day passes valid between 8 a.m. and 9 p.m. Barron County Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald says the park is destroyed following a tornado that touched down in Barron County.
Along with Nirvana , Pearl Jam and Alice in Chains , Soundgarden helped spur the grunge movement that captured a generation. With his powerful, almost four-octave vocal range, Cornell was one of the leading voices of the 1990s grunge movement.
He pleaded guilty and said he was aiming to avenge deaths from United States missiles fired from drones operating over Pakistan. The crash happened midday on a hot, clear day that brought large crowds of people into the streets to enjoy the good weather.
She said a "cover-up was exposed" during the trial. "We're going to break the chains of police brutality", Tiffany Crutcher said. The defense was allowed to introduce testimony showing Crutcher did not comply with officers' commands in prior incidents.
The Rusk County sheriff's office reported the community of Conrath was "hit extremely hard" by the storm, according to an officer. The tornado struck the Prairie Lake Estates Mobile Home Park around dinner time Tuesday night, destroying 50 to 60 trailers.
His Real Madrid side played quite poorly this season and he has been dealing with large shares of the criticism himself. This is something which will only further his playing career and his first accolade may come as soon as this summer.
Test results are pending, but given his history, sources say DWI is investigators' leading theory for the cause of the crash. Broadway shows were scheduled to go ahead as planned on Thursday evening in the many theaters in the area, organizers said.
Ducks rally to defeat Predators, even series at 1-1
After two Predators' goals were waved off due to goalie interference, Nashville was determined to make the last one stick. The matchup of both Kesler and Johansen will certainly draw the attention of the officials as this series continues.
Karti leaves for London amidst CBI probe
According to a CBI official, "We have information that Karti has a number of such shell companies operating out of Kolkata". The ECIR has been registered under the provisions of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA), they said.
Arsenal win will be boost for next season - Schneiderlin
If I were Chelsea, they don't have to qualify for the Champions League , so it's our fault, it's not because of the opponents. The 30-year-old now plies his trade at Chinese outfit Shanghai SIPG, following a sensational £46million move from Zenit St.
United Kingdom jobless rate reaches 42-year low
Latest figures have revealed that the United Kingdom unemployment rate has fallen to 4.6 per cent, the lowest in 42 years. The price of clothes jumped to the highest level for six years, with a rise of 1.1% between March and April.