Donald Trumpcalls the Washington Post report that he was under investigation the single greatest witch hunt is U.S. history. Tom Cotton of Arkansas seemed especially obsessed with the idea that James Comey had told Trump that when it came to the allegations of the Trump campaign's contacts with Russian Federation, the president was not a subject of investigation. Those officials are: Dan Coats, the director of national intelligence; Michael Rogers, the head of the National Security Agency; and Richard Ledgett, the former NSA deputy director.
On Wednesday, the Washington Post reported that the investigation has reached a turning point and will no longer just focus on possible collusion between Trump campaign aides and the Kremlin, but it will also investigate any possible financial crimes among Trump associates, officials said.
A few days later, sources with knowledge of the closed-door special counsel investigation leaked to The Post that Trump himself is under investigation.
Had he stuck with the administration line that he fired Comey both because of his poor management of the FBI and his handling of the Clinton e-mail investigation, it's unlikely there would be any grounds for hiring a special counsel.
Wall Street is settling in for a slow burn Russian Federation probe in Washington, D.C. - special investigations take on average more than two years.
But as the legal rope has tightened, Trump's allies have gone on the offensive, questioning the credibility of the special investigator Mueller, a respected former Federal Bureau of Investigation director who served under Republican president George W. Bush.
Sessions, in response to Comey's testimony, sat down before the intelligence committee Tuesday, and while he largely deflected senators' questions about his conversations with the president over Comey's firing, he said the suggestion that he had colluded with Russian Federation at all was a "detestable lie". The request specifically asked for "copies of all records of notes taken by or communications sent from FBI Director James Comey" regarding those interactions.
"It's not a witch hunt", Thune told MSNBC in an interview on Thursday. He declined further comment.
Former Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson will testify in open session before the House intelligence committee as part of its investigation into Russian interference in last year's election campaign. On Tuesday, when Jeff Sessionsappeared before the Senate Intelligence Committee, Warner pressed the attorney general repeatedly about whether Trump officials had considered pardoning investigation targets.
Mr Trump denied those allegations, saying he would be more than willing to offer his own testimony under oath.
Mr Comey told the Senate Intelligence Committee on 8 June he believed Mr Trump had directed him in February to drop an FBI probe into former national security adviser Michael Flynn that was part of the broader Russian Federation investigation.
"I hope you can see your way clear to letting this go, to letting Flynn go", the president told Comey, according to the memo.
"To put it another way, with the obstruction of justice issue now reportedly in the special counsel's scope, the optics of firing Mr. Mueller would likely prove politically perilous for President Trump as there has been broad support for the special counsel (63% of voters support)".
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He added, "I think the best vindication for the president is to let this investigation to go on independently and thoroughly". Lawyer Jay Sekulow, a member of Mr Trump's legal team, has also refused to rule out Mr Mueller's possible sacking.
Police said that Junaid Mattoo is the third top militant who has been killed after Burhan Wani since past year . Mattoo , a notorious militant was LeT district commander and took part in a number of militant activities.
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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.
American student Otto Warmbier , center, is escorted at the Supreme Court in Pyongyang, North Korea, Wednesday, March 16, 2016. US President Donald Trump has made "solving" the peninsula's problem a top priority for his administration.
Davanti alla stessa commissione aveva fatto la sua prima testimonianza pubblica Comey dopo essere stato licenziato da Trump. La denuncia è stata presentata oggi presso la Corte distrettuale del Maryland .
He ordered them to keep trying but declared a mistrial June 17, the sixth day of their deliberations. "It has been restored". The judge in the Bill Cosby trial declared a mistrial Saturday after the jury failed to reach a verdict in the case.
Scalise had been awake immediately after the shooting, Sava said, but had gone into shock by the time he arrived at the hospital. Bailey was spotted Friday in the Capitol, on crutches and out of uniform, accepting congratulations from fellow officers.
Prosecutor John Choi, who made the decision to charge Yanez, said although he was disappointed, the verdict "must be respected". The immediate aftermath of Castile's shooting was captured on video recorded by Reynolds and broadcast on Facebook Live.
Comey said he typed notes describing the conversations because he was anxious Trump "might lie" later about them. Trump later asserted that he had already made the decision himself to fire Comey before Rosenstein's memo.
10 still in critical condition after London fire
Authorities in London said Saturday that 58 people missing are presumed dead from this week's fire disaster at a high-rise tower. She has promised to set up a public inquiry and pledged 5 million pounds ($6.40 million) to help the victims.
Deliberations resume in police officer's manslaughter trial
The police video begins in silence as Yanez followed a white Oldsmobile auto driven by Castile on a wide, lightly-traveled road. Yanez, 29, testified Friday that he clearly saw Castile's gun and that Castile disregarded his commands not to pull it out.
Democrats win annual baseball game with special meaning
Earlier today, Congressman Steve Scalise underwent a second surgery related to his internal injuries and a broken bone in his leg. Scalise and the others had been at the GOP team's baseball practice in nearby Alexandria, Virginia, when they were shot.
Scherzer strikes out 10, leads Nationals over Mets 7-2
The Mets hand the ball to right hander Seth Lugo who makes his second straight start since coming off of the disabled list. Scherzer threw 73 of his 105 pitches for strikes, recording double-digit strikeout totals for the third consecutive outing.
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".
Twitter briefly suspends Al-Jazeera Arabic amid Qatar rift
It also sent several planeloads of food to Qatar earlier this month after the Gulf countries cut off air links with Doha . Saudi Arabia has said it can not allow Turkey to establish a base in the Kingdom, according to the Saudi Press Agency.
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.
Jury deadlocks in Cosby trial; mistrial declared
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.