Trump Says Wants to Move Quickly to Nominate New FBI Director
14 Mai, 2017, 05:29 | Author: Claudine Rigal
An early Friday morning tweet by the US President warned that ex-FBI Director James Comey "better hope that there are no "tapes" of our conversations before he starts leaking to the press".
Trump's administration - embroiled in a deepening crisis over the sacking and its shifting explanation of events - is interviewing the first candidates for the post on Saturday, US media reported. CNN said Comey is "not anxious about any tapes" Trump may have, citing an unnamed source familiar with the matter.
The four are among almost a dozen candidates Mr Trump is considering, a group that includes several lawmakers, attorneys and law enforcement officials.
The 49-year-old McCabe, a career FBI agent, has taken part in a number of high-profile investigations, including probes into the Boston Marathon bombing in 2013 and the attacks against United States installations in Benghazi, Libya in 2012.
The New York Times said Comey told associates he declined to make a pledge of loyalty to Trump when the president requested it while they dined just seven days after his inauguration.
"Under normal circumstances, we would not consider credible any claims that the White House may have taped conversations of meetings with the President", the letter stated.
"I think the process is going to go quickly", he said, adding that the candidates under consideration were mostly well known.
Adam Lee, special agent in charge of the FBI's Richmond, Virginia, office, was also interviewing Saturday afternoon.
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With the growing connections to Russian Federation among Trump administration officials, we can only wonder who will be next. Commenting on this conversation on Fox news, President Donald Trump blamed the Obama administration for not vetting Flynn.
Since firing Comey, Trump has raged at Democrats and other critics who have blasted him for firing the man who was spearheading an investigation centered around him.
The move comes as the agency is investigating whether Trump's campaign was connected to Russian meddling in the election.
When he came out with that scathing set of circumstances, the server... the emails, 33,000 emails...
President Donald Trump said Saturday he would act quickly to appoint a new Federal Bureau of Investigation director following his controversial dismissal earlier this week of James Comey - a move that was still reverberating around Washington.
"Relish the opportunity to be an outsider", Trump said.
"We can make a fast decision", Trump told reporters aboard Air Force One before flying to southern Virginia, where he delivered his first commencement address as president at Liberty University, an evangelical Christian school.
The president is considering 11 people to replace Mr Comey, a White House official said.
The day after acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe contradicted a number of the Trump administration's talking points about James Comey's firing during sworn testimony, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer refused to confirm whether Trump has confidence in McCabe. John Cornyn of Texas, attorney Alice Fisher and Judge Michael Garcia for the permanent position.
Wall's late-game heroics erased a struggling first half performance - the All-Star point guard had just three points at halftime. The Celtics won games one and two - the first playoff series between Washington and Boston since 1984 - by at least 10 points.
Other than a tie for fifth at a European Tour event in Malaysia earlier this year, Willett's best finish is a tie for 39th. He'll head home after this week to get ready for the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth, the flagship event in Europe.
Tavares suffered a fractured right hand, which was confirmed through X-rays and a CT scan Friday and will be out indefinitely. The team announced Tavares' injury Saturday after practice. "I didn't know that", Lue said.
Bulgaria's 17-year-old entrant Kristian Kostov was the runner-up with Moldova's three-man-band SunStroke Project in third place. Prime Minister Theresa May has vowed not to exit the contest, despite the nation winning derisory points in recent years.
But Crosby and coach Mike Sullivan said he was checked by a doctor and not put into the NHLs concussion protocol. There were just three players with a positive Corsi differential, according to http://naturalstattrick.com.
Although he warned that the outbreak was a "national health emergency with global significance", he urged citizens not to panic. More than 11,300 people died in a devastating Ebola epidemic in West Africa in 2014 and 2015, the worst in history.
Jerry Falwell, and President Falwell honored his father's legacy by sharing the advice he always gave to students. Falwell, Jr., praised Trump's first few months in office, pointing to Trump's selection of U.S.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has characterised such "nation-state" legislation as putting "obstacles in the way of peace". They have accused him of pandering to right-wingers, and past versions of the legislation failed to make it through parliament.
Autre priorité du nouveau président: le choix d'un premier ministre capable d'incarner le rassemblement des Français. Pour eux, aucuns soucis à se faire, ils vont quitter le PS et devenir des membres du nouveau parti présidentiel.
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