Senate Panel Meets With Special Counsel Robert Mueller in Russia Probe
Senate Panel Meets With Special Counsel Robert Mueller in Russia Probe
16 Giugno, 2017, 04:07
The President tweeting this morning: "They made up a phony collusion with the Russians story. now they go for obstruction of justice on the phony story. Nice", the president wrote on Twitter.
Investigators have also been looking for any evidence of possible financial crimes by Trump associates, the daily said, quoting unnamed United States officials.
And on Thursday, the committee will hear testimony from Coats in a classified session - after he refused to say publicly last week whether Trump asked him to pressure Comey to back off Flynn.
The Washington Post reported Wednesday that Mueller's investigation into Russia's interference in the 2016 election has expanded to include an examination of whether the president attempted to obstruct justice.
The meeting comes a day after lawmakers questioned Justice Department officials about the probe and Mueller's independence, and after a friend of Trump said the White House was considering firing Mueller.
When Mr Comey appeared before a Senate committee last week, he confirmed that he had told Mr Trump on several instances that he was personally not under investigation.
President Trump is reportedly being investigated for possible obstruction of justice. Any such step would face a steep hurdle as it would require approval by the US House of Representatives, which is controlled by Mr Trump's fellow Republicans.
Burr said there's a reason for the committee's interest in interviewing these senior intelligence officials: To determine whether there was any collusion between Russian officials and Trump associates, a signt that obstruction was not part of his panel's purview.
The White House has denied any collusion, and Trump has repeatedly complained about the probe, saying Democrats can not accept his election win. And for months and months, that was true until shortly after the president fired Jim Comey.
"It makes sense to point out any level of bias, to highlight any biases inherent in Mueller and this probe in order to force him to be transparent", Gingrich said.
The move to investigate the US President comes after Mr Trump fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey on May 9, according to the The Post.
The administration initially gave differing reasons for his dismissal, including that he had lost the confidence of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. "I was sacked, in some way, to change - or the endeavor was to change the way the Russian Federation investigation was being conducted".
The president expressed annoyance about news reports that the probe is now believed to include an examination of whether he obstructed justice by firing FBI Director James Comey, who had earlier led the Russian Federation investigation.
Ranking Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee Mark Warner told reporters that Mr Mueller had briefed senators Wednesday on his work.
The White House is calling it a "leak" and says it's outrageous and illegal but the Post report never said the leak came from the Federal Bureau of Investigation. It was not clear why he attributed the report to an Federal Bureau of Investigation leak.
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North Carolina Republican Richard Burr and Virginia Democrat Mark Warner aren't providing any other details regarding the meeting. Comey's removal will provide us the opportunity to do that on a cooperative, bipartisan basis", according to the letter.
Senate panel meets with special counsel in Russia probe
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