Comey testimony: Trump expected to respond on Twitter
08 Juin, 2017, 18:39 | Author: Claudine Rigal
In a written statement ahead of his testimony to the Senate Intelligence Committee, Comey detailed how Trump repeatedly raised the Russian Federation case with him earlier this year, asking him to go easy on Flynn, who is accused of improper links to Moscow. Trump previously said that former senator and Democratic vice presidential nominee Joe Lieberman was one of his top choices, before Lieberman withdrew his name from consideration.
- Comey says Trump again said "the cloud" was interfering with his ability to do his job. "But I'm not putting it in the microwave until Comey says something that makes Trump tweet in capital letters".
"I had understood the president to be requesting that we drop any investigation of Flynn in connection with his false statements about his conversations with the Russian ambassador in December", added Comey, who was sacked by Trump in early May.
He also served as Chris Christie's personal attorney during the Bridgegate Investigation and graduated from Yale Law School.
"Congress must now determine whether the Director's refusal to do either - or any other motivation to interfere with or obstruct any part of the Russian Federation investigation - led ultimately to Comey's firing", Schiff said in a statement. The President feels completely and totally vindicated. "He is eager to continue to move forward with his agenda".
Trump abruptly fired Comey last month. Trump understood, Comey said, "but then re-emphasised the problems this was causing him".
During questioning, I expect that Mr. Comey will describe how he felt, but not reveal anything about the status or progress of the Russian Federation investigation.
Noting that "I have not included every detail from my conversations with the President", Comey told lawmakers some striking details about "nine one-on-one" interactions he says he had with Trump over the course of four months.
Ryan made his comments after testimony emerged from ousted FBI Director James Comey in which he said President Donald Trump sought his loyalty.
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She said the White House had not yet received any follow-up requests regarding the testimony of Coats or Rogers.
Seen in the kindest light, legal experts say conversations attributed by the fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director to President Donald Trump were clumsy and inappropriate.
Christopher Wray previously served as an assistant attorney general in charge of the Department of Justice's Criminal Division under President George W. Bush.
Trump, who spent part of Wednesday in OH talking about the need to fix the nation's crumbling infrastructure, ignored reporters' shouted questions about Comey.
Comey is scheduled to appear before the panel in open session Thursday. Mr. Trump has denied this.
When asked by MSNBC's Greta Van Susteren on Wednesday whether the request was appropriate, the Wisconsin Republican answered: "I mean, obviously I don't think that is".
Comey, though he acknowledged Trump was not personally a target of the inquiry, said he declined to say so publicly because he would be obligated to declare otherwise if the focus of the investigation shifted.
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"He asked what we could do to "lift the cloud". The response, in a word, is heartening.
Comey will address the Senate Intelligence Committee in one of the most widely anticipated U.S. congressional hearing in years. The document release came twenty-four hours before his testimony in front of the Senate Intelligence Committee.
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During a rally at Mirik in Darjeeling's foothills, she said, "Bengali would not be made compulsory in Darjeeling". The violence erupted soon after the Cabinet meeting, chaired by the chief minister, in Darjeeling town.
The so-called grand bargain has cleared the Senate, and school leaders have a plan to encourage the House to follow suit. The fallout from the Illinois General Assembly failing to reach a budget compromise by midnight Wednesday was swift.
She has also promised tougher action on terrorism, with longer sentences and more power to deport and track suspected terrorists. The difference depends largely on the predicted size of turnout among young people, traditionally the least likely to vote.
One attacker detonated a suicide vest, one was killed by security forces and others were arrested, the governor of Tehran said. Iran, an ally of Syria's Bashar al Assad, backs Shia militia that are waging war on IS militants in both Iraq and Syria.
The Warriors, who won 113-91 and 132-113 at home over the Cavaliers, swept Portland, Utah and San Antonio to reach the finals. Maybe he gets some in Game 3. "So we just got to stay locked in like we have been", USA Today quoted Green as saying.
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White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said she was unsure if the president read Mr Comey's testimony after its release . Sanders referred specific questions to Trump's outside counsel, Marc Kasowitz, who did not respond to inquiries Wednesday.