Administration officials and the president's advisers are anxious Trump's tweets and public statements about the Russian Federation probe will trigger additional damaging leaks, but they said he can not stop talking about the investigation, reported Politico.
It wasn't clear whether the president was basing his tweet on direct knowledge that he is under investigation, or on reports this week that special counsel Robert Mueller is examining whether the president obstructed justice by firing Comey last month amid the ongoing Russian Federation investigation.
Donald Trump took to Twitter Friday to insist that despite months of investigating, no proof has emerged that he colluded with Russian Federation to tilt the 2016 presidential election in his favor.
Citing unnamed sources, ABC reportedRosenstein told Associate Attorney General Rachel Brand she would have authority over the probe if he were to step aside. Trump later asserted that he had already made the decision himself to fire Comey before Rosenstein's memo.
Comey testified before a Senate panel last week that Trump spoke privately with him several times, including by telephone and at White House meetings.
Trump hadn't publicly admitted he was personally under investigation until now. Or, perhaps, Trump was trying to put pressure on Rosenstein to recuse himself from the investigation.
Comey said he typed notes describing the conversations because he was anxious Trump "might lie" later about them.
The U.S. television network ABC, citing unnamed sources, reported that Rosenstein had informed Associate Attorney General Rachel Brand that he may have to recuse himself from the Russian Federation investigations as well, because of his memo to Trump about Comey.
"It's becoming clear to me that the president has embarked on an effort to undermine anyone with the ability to bring any misdeeds to light, be that Congress, the media or the Justice Department".
In recent days, there have been major rumors that the president was thinking about firing Mueller.
People zeroed into the words "I am being investigated" and wondered who he's talking about. The White House has denied any collusion.
Mr Trump, who is due to give a speech in Miami on Friday where he is expected to announce a shift in USA policy towards Cuba, also boasted about his deployment of social media, despite warnings by legal experts that his tweets may be used against him in the ongoing investigation.
Trump, who visited Scalise at the hospital on Wednesday, said Scalise was "in some trouble but he's going to be okay, we hope". The Congressional Baseball Game, an annual tradition, went on as planned Thursday.
Now that the House has passed its deeply unpopular American Healthcare Act, the Senate must step up and do its duty, Trump said. The White House has yet to detail specifics of the plan, which it hopes to achieve largely through public-private partnerships.
The emergence of the obstruction of justice inquiry may make it more hard for Trump to have Mueller removed. Mark Corallo, a spokesman for Trump's outside attorney, Marc Kasowitz, slammed the Post's reporting.
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He stood still with his hands clasped in front of him as another member of his team read a statement from his wife Camille. Over two visits, she said, he touched her "without warning" and tried to unbutton her trousers before she stopped him.
If Draymond Green doesn't get suspended for last year's Game 5 of the finals, we would be talking about a three-time champion. Not saying that I love LeBron because that's not true, but it makes little sense to hate him the way that some people do.
The case was the only one to result in a criminal trial , largely because the other accusations are now too old to prosecute. Three counts of felony aggravated indecent assault, each covering a different aspect of the alleged crime.
Sul palco spazio anche alla realtà virtuale con alcuni nuovi titoli in sviluppo per PlayStation VR e a una sorpresa gradita. Il nuovo remaster di Shadow of the Colossus è stata l'unica sorpresa, vera e gradita, dello show Sony all'E3 2017 .
Root wants the team to be in the best shape for the 2019 World Cup . "I think it'd be wrong to change the approach we've had". The duo shared an 118-runs stand off 127 balls ensuring Pakistan gets home comfortably. "I would keep it the same way".
Its top-order is in great nick and it has a powerful trio of MS Dhoni , Yuvraj Singh and Hardik Pandya in the middle-order. My advice to Sarfraz for the final is simple - take all decisions wholeheartedly and without any fear whatsoever.
Cosby Jury Will Hear More Deposition Testimony
They wanted to revisit the portion of a 2005 civil deposition where the comedian, now 79, talked about giving her "three friends". Cosby's wife of 53 years has given a deposition in the past, but whether she testifies at the trial has not been revealed.
McIlroy, Day to miss US Open cut
I'm not saying this is the week or isn't the week. "But I like the way this golf course suits me, and we're off to a good start". The incident stunned golfers and fans who witnessed it. "I'm feeling really, really good about this golf course".
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The acquisition was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink . Smith increased its stake in Synchrony Finl (Call) (SYF) by 76.28% based on its latest 2016Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC.
Cosby accuser thanks prosecutors after mistrial
Cosby argured that the sexual encounter was consensual while Constand alleged that she was drugged and raped by Cosby. The defense repeatedly demanded a mistrial, but the judge said there was no precedent to shut down the jury's talks.
Spectators react to mistrial at Bill Cosby trial
Legal experts said the trial fits the " he said, she said " arguments that are common in sexual offense cases. But in the aggregate, he said, Cosby could face a comparable award because of the number of alleged victims.
Trapani, Fazio decade da ballottaggio
Fazio conta per il 2018 di avere risolto il caso giudiziario e si potersi ricandidare a primo cittadino. Inoltre, Savona dovrà ottenere un consenso del 25% degli aventi diritti al voto.
Four Sit Atop a Crowded Leaderboard at US Open
Defending champion Dustin Johnson (+4), Rory McIlroy (+5) and Jason Day (+10) will all miss the weekend after their struggles. And I think with everything so large, your target is larger and your misses get even more extreme.