Comey, whom Trump fired in early May, said in Senate testimony earlier this month that the President spoke to him privately on February 14 and asked him to drop the bureau's investigation into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn's alleged ties to Russian Federation.
Published reports have indicated that Mueller is looking into whether Trump tried to obstruct justice.
Rosenstein appointed Mueller, Comey's predecessor and friend, to direct the investigation last month. The paper cited unidentified officials familiar with the matter. That happened after Sessions disclosed previously unreported contacts with the Russian ambassador during the 2016 presidential campaign.
The transition order came the same day that Vice President Mike Pence's confirmed that he had hired a private lawyer to represent his interests in the expanding probe.
Separately, Coats testified before the Senate Intelligence Committee in a closed session Thursday that lasted for three-and-a-half hours. The newspaper reported people close to the investigation said Kushner was: "being investigated because of the extent and nature of his interactions with the Russians". "We worked through all of that", Burr told reporters.
"There has been no notification from the special counsel's office that the president is under investigation", he told on CBS' "Face the Nation" programme.
"We'll be meeting with him in the next few days". Adam Schiff, a Democrat from California, said.
On Thursday, it was reported that President Trump himself was under investigation for possible obstruction of justice.
"The FBI leak of information regarding the president is outrageous, inexcusable and illegal", Mark Carallo told the Washington Post". The Washington Post report suggests that scrutiny has been folded into the special counsel office and includes Kushner's business dealings, though it offers no details on what that scrutiny is.
Democrats have tweaked the Trump administration as news about the Russian Federation probes and fallout over former FBI Director James Comey's firing last month have shadowed the White House's agenda the past two weeks. Flynn was forced to resign for misleading administration officials about his contacts with Russia's USA ambassador. Oh, that and Trump is now personally under investigation for obstruction of justice.
Carr spokesman Peter Carr says the investigatory panel has 'stringent controls to prohibit unauthorized disclosures that deal severely with any member who engages in this conduct'. Rosenstein in a memo to Trump raised concerns over FBI Director James Comey.
California Sen. Dianne Feinstein said Trump's tweets are sending a message "that he believes the rule of law doesn't apply to him and that anyone who thinks otherwise will be fired".
Comey told the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee that the Trump administration had lied and defamed him and the Federal Bureau of Investigation after the President dismissed him on May 9. Trump has disputed both claims, saying flatly that he never asked Comey to drop the Flynn probe. "That's it. Simple explanation".
Having been 128 for two, they lost their last eight wickets for 83 runs as they slumped to a lowly 211 all out. If this becomes a trend, England will start to develop a reputation, but I believe we are some way from that.
He was eventually out when he sliced medium-pacer Hardik Pandya and Jadeja, running back from point, held a well-judged catch. Fakhar lofted Ravindra Jadeja over long-on for six and got to three figures by sweeping Ravichandran Ashwin to the boundary.
Scalise, the No. 3 House Republican, arrived at the hospital via helicopter in shock, with intense internal bleeding, Sava said. Scalise is more responsive and speaking with his loved ones, according to MedStar Washington Medical Center.
He confirmed that, despite their setback, England's long-term ambition to win the 2019 World Cup remains on track. His England counterpart Eoin Morgan said his side failed to adapt to the conditions in Cardiff .
McKenna said the Paris agreement could create economic opportunities worth "in the tens of trillions of dollars". Alongside Syria and Nicaragua, the U.S.is now the only nation not participating in the accord.
Quando la linea è caduta abbiamo capito che la situazione era precipitata e siamo stati colti dalla disperazione. Si tratta di Gloria Trevisan , di Camposampiero (Pd) e il fidanzato Marco Gottardi di San Stino di Livenza (Ve).
Wonder Woman and Baywatch released on Friday along with Bollywood's A Death In The Gunj , Dobaara: See Your Evil and Dear Maya . Wonder Woman is Jenkins' second feature, after Monster , and she's spent more than a decade working to make the movie happen.
Mrs May, already under pressure after a botched snap election, is facing widespread criticism for her response to the blaze. London police said Saturday that the death toll from the inferno at the Grenfell Tower in west London had risen to 58.
Ronaldo has frequently verbally committed himself to Real, and he's made no secret of his love for living in the Spanish capital. If found guilty, he could be handed a suspended sentence which he will not have to serve as it would be his first offence.
Mexico claimed a 2-2 draw with Portugal in their Confederations Cup opener on Sunday with a last-gasp equaliser by Hector Moreno. Portugal won 2-1 the only time it faced Mexico in an official match , in the group stage of the 2006 World Cup in Germany.
After just six minutes, USA comedian Bill Cosby's legal team in his high-profile sexual assault trial rested their case. Cosby's spokesman, Wyatt, said Jackson's statement would "let the world know" that Constand had perjured herself.
The result left Mexico second in Group A and Portugal third following Russia's 2-0 victory over New Zealand on Saturday. Arturo Vidal will once again be the key for Chile as they prepare to face Cameron in the Confederations Cup.
Johnson opens back-to-back bid
Open champion at Bethpage, is now No. 9 on tour in strokes gained off the tee and No. 3 in greens in regulation. Open champions Martin Kaymer and Jordan Spieth , the latter beating Johnson by a stroke on the 72 hole.
London fire: Theresa May pledges $6.4 million for survivors
Numerous locals who live near the tower and watched horrific scenes unfold before them think that the death toll will rise. A couple of miles away in west London , several hundred protesters stormed Kensington and Chelsea Council Town Hall.
Scalise still critical, but expected to recover: Doctor
Clair County Sheriff's Department by her side, she said she felt "horrible" about the actions of her husband of almost 30 years. Bailey was spotted Friday in the Capitol, on crutches and out of uniform, accepting congratulations from fellow officers.
Andy Murray backed by legends to reach French Open final
Swiss third seed Wawrinka, the 2015 title victor , has not lost a set on his way to a third successive semi-final in Paris . Earlier, third-seeded Simona Halep and fifth-seeded Elina Svitolina advanced and will face each other in the quarterfinals.
London tower fire: 58 people missing presumed dead, say police
Mrs May, already under pressure after a botched snap election, is facing widespread criticism for her response to the blaze. Local authorities have warned that the death toll is certain to rise and that some of the victims may never be identified.
Sharing Wi-Fi password just got easier with iOS 11
The iPhone's sensors will be triggered as long as someone is in the auto , as that is the parameter they would be searching for. Warning: If Apple somehow manages to close this loophole after you've completed the below tutorial.
Still in Critical Condition After London Fire
Mrs May has pledged a £5 million support package for the victims, which included a promise to rehouse them within three weeks. He said police will release images and video from inside the tower tomorrow, pending the approval of Grenfell families.
Mayor of London again calls on Trump to cancel state visit
She has also been urged to call off the president's state visit later this year. "Let's not overdo it", said Khan this morning. Asked why he opposes a state visit, Mr Khan said: "Let's not overdo it, I'm not in a war with Donald Trump ".
Zidane can stay at Real Madrid for life, says Perez
The Los Blancos have dominated the European showpiece in the past four seasons, winning it three times in the last four years. If Madrid had one major weakness this season, it was their fragile defence that kept few clean sheets.
Nintendo Switch Game Sale At Best Buy Is Only Today
After widespread community demand, Psyonix has announced that Rocket League will see release on Nintendo Switch . Ryan responded by saying: "I think, in many ways, this sort of increased presence in the space is a good thing".
Microsoft won't be making any money on the Xbox One X
Still, not even a little Halo 6 tease? "The focus I had on this show was games you're going to get to play in the next year. Conspicuous in their absence, however, were Microsoft's two biggest homegrown franchises, Halo and Gears of War.