Earlier in the day, McMaster ran into a group of reporters gathered in the White House seeking comment on the story.
At Friday afternoon's White House press briefing, press secretary Sean Spicer did not rule out the possibility of their cancellation.
"You can't be cute about tapes".
If the tapes exist, and no one outside of Trump knows for sure if they do, not turning them over would be another bad move that would only make Trump look guilty.
Days of turmoil is triggered in Washington after the firing of Comey.
The latest controversy came as Trump's administration reels from the fallout over his abrupt dismissal of former FBI Director James Comey and amid congressional calls for an independent investigation into allegations of Russian meddling in the 2016 US election. Mark Warner, D-Va., co-chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, which is investigating possible links between the Trump 2016 campaign and Russian Federation, and Sen.
McMaster says the president did not discuss details that were not already known publicly.
"If it's accurate, it's disturbing because it's divulging information about operations in Syria which could be exploited not only by the Russians to interrupt intelligence operations that they feel are threatening to them", Reed said.
During an interview on Sunday on "State of the Union", CNN anchor Jake Tapper asked Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer if he supported the idea, floated by Senate Intelligence Committee vice chairman Mark Warner. Yet he keeps topping himself, and a new Daily Beast report says that aghast White House staffers struggled to cope with the chaos of the latest Trump mess.
Russian Federation has denied the claims and the White House says there was no collusion. Declining to comment on a Garland nomination, Schumer left open the possibility that Democrats might withdraw support for a new Federal Bureau of Investigation director unless the Justice Department names a special prosecutor for the Russian Federation probe.
But Secretary of State Rex Tillerson told NBC's "Meet the Press" program there is no question that "the Russians were playing around in our electoral processes".
Mr Trump met Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Ambassador Sergey Kislyak in the Oval Office last week.
During an appearance on MSNBC, former National Security Council spokesman Ned Price told host Greta Van Sustern that Trump's disclosure of classified intel to Russian Federation is "the nightmare scenario" for relations with American allies whose intel could be critical to the country's national security. Eight people are being considered for the job, including the current, acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe. James Clapper, the former director of national intelligence, said the Founding Fathers created three co-equal branches of government with checks and balances, but with Trump as president, that was now "eroding".
Acknowledging Democrats' limited influence in Congress, Schumer told anchor Jake Tapper, "The key here, of course, is getting some of our Republican colleagues to join us".
Republicans control both chambers of the U.S. Congress.
The reports suggested that Flynn may have given Kislyak the impression that the incoming Administration might be willing to consider lifting sanctions that were imposed on Moscow following Russia's 2014 annexation of Crimea from neighboring Ukraine.
La publication de cette liste intervient après une période de tension entre la République en Marche! et François Bayrou . C'est aussi le cas de certains à gauche, comme Marisol Touraine, Stéphane Le Foll ou Jean-Marie Le Guen.
Organic service revenue is the money the company gets from customers' plans and traffic on its networks excluding handset sales. On March 20, the company announced an agreement to merge Vodafone India with Idea Cellular in India.
The Syrian government, supported by Russian Federation and Iran, has "sunk to a new level of depravity ", Jones said. And Russia must bear responsibility to ensure regime compliance". "Whether or not it will work, I have no idea".
We had a hard period and we recovered from it. "The only chance we have to be in the top four know is to win our game". Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is out until the FA Cup final while Jeff Reine-Adelaide and Santi Cazorla long-term absentees.
Valls devrait attendre son tour comme tout le monde. "Si il y a un traître, quelqu'un qui a flingué Hollande là, c'est Valls". Il a ensuite annoncé son désir de briguer un siège parlementaire pour La République en marche.
During the meeting with staff and students the First Minister also said that scrapping the Erasmus scheme would be "bonkers". In Sunday's interview, Ms Sturgeon also admitted many SNP voters backed Brexit , despite the party's pro-EU stance.
Dimanche, les membres du CIO avaient eu droit à la présentation du projet, jugée "exceptionnelle et bien détaillée" par M. Paris 2024 met les petits plats dans les grands pour la commission d'évaluation du CIO qui ausculte chaque candidature.
And just just settle in on like three stops in a row - let's get three stops in a row and the push will come from that. The Warriors eventually won the series opener 113-111 at Oracle Arena, despite trailing by as many as 25 points.
(MSFT) to Post $0.69 EPS
The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link . In other news, insider G Mason Morfit sold 7,000,000 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Thursday, May 4th.
Germany, France agree to draw roadmap on developing EU
Merkel said that Germany needs France to succeed, emphasising that "Europe will only do well if there is a strong France". Philippe has worked in the private sector, including for French nuclear giant Areva and an American law firm.
JO 2024: Macron s'engage pour Paris
L'année 2024 coïncide avec le centenaire des derniers Jeux olympiques organisés à Paris. C'est ce qu'a dit à la presse Bernard Lapasset, co-directeur du comité de candidature.
Rafael Nadal beats Dominic Thiem in Madrid Open final
Nadal had to stave off a break point on his own serve to consolidate the break for 2-0. "All in all, I did try my best". It was the 14th straight victory for the fifth-ranked Nadal , and his tour-leading 33rd for the year.