The closest that the Republicans came to a counteroffensive was when they wondered why Comey hadn't got Trump some help.
He also branded the president a liar and said Trump urged him to abandon the investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn. The possibility of secret White House tapes prompted another Watergate comparison.
Trump's private attorney, Marc Kasowitz, seized on Comey's admission that he had orchestrated the public release of the information.
"I don't think it's for me to say" whether Trump committed obstruction, Comey demurred, "but that's a conclusion I'm sure the special counsel will work toward, to try and understand what the intention was there and whether that's an offense".
The request is a sign of escalating fallout from riveting testimony from Mr Comey last week of undue pressure from Mr Trump.
On May 17, the Justice Department appointed former FBI director Robert Mueller as special counsel to investigate "any links and/or coordination between the Russian government and individuals associated with the campaign of President Donald Trump" and "any matters that arose or may arise directly from the investigation".
Mr Trump on Sunday accused Mr Comey of "cowardly" leaks and predicted many more from him.
When Comey didn't halt the investigation of Flynn, Trump fired him. All of this was surely in Comey's mind when Trump allegedly expressed his hope.
Fact is, Comey is the type of law enforcer so filled with his own rectitude that he has angered members of both parties with his willingness to go after politicians whom he believes crossed the line. The simplest explanation is a fear it will find evidence of guilt. It was at this dinner that Trump demanded loyalty, although the president continues to deny it. Comey's testimony on the issue was painfully detailed and credible, however, and it disturbed him enough that he immediately wrote down the exact words used.
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein will stand in for Sessions at the appropriations subcommittee hearings on Tuesday [Wednesday NZT]. Comey's written remarks, disclosed a day before his hearing, detail five meetings he had with Trump and why he created memos about the discussions.
Comeys insistence that Russian interference was real suggests that this story will not just go away. Totally illegal? Very 'cowardly!' " Trump said in a tweet Sunday.
After almost five months of living apart, President Donald Trump's wife, Melania, announced Sunday that she and the couple's young son have finally moved into the presidential mansion at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave.
Comey is not infallible.
So she says in a letter to the committee's chairman, GOP Sen. Nearly a third of the 1,000 people interviewed said they are "not sure" which of the two they trust more.
Team Trumps favorite takeaway is that Trump was not a subject of the Russian probe. Not for the first time, it appears that Comey took it upon himself to breach important norms governing the conduct of senior law enforcement officials - an offense that, perhaps ironically, would have unquestionably justified his termination, if he hadn't already been fired before doing it.
The president had previewed his attacks against Comey in an early-morning tweet that broke his previous day's silence on his favorite social media megaphone.
To do that, Castro would need to do several things, including hold "free and fair" elections and release political prisoners. For example, if someone in the US has a family member die in Cuba, they can travel to the island nation.
With Twitter , "the president has an ability to communicate with a broad sloth of people of 107 million", said Sekulow . You have to wonder just what "anonymous sources" the Washington Post relied on to publish this bit of fake news.
After the match , the boys shook hands with the opposition with elegance, made sure they were just warmth and no arrogance. I'm so happy for the nation of Pakistan who have been waiting for this for a long time". "This is the least we could do".
She said she didn't necessarily consider his departure odd. "People say weird things all the time". "But you just never know". In March, Sheriff's deputies came out to Hodgkinson's house in IL after a neighbor reported hearing 50 gunshots.
Sekulow again said Trump is not under investigation, to which Cuomo responded "you don't know whether or not that's true". He takes the action that they also by the way, recommended, and now he's being investigated by the Department of Justice.
The ad connected Democrats with the shooting, stating that a win for Ossoff (the Democrat) would be a win for extremism. The Washington Post has these lines spoken by Brad Carver at a Saturday get-out-the-vote event for Handel.
Portugal: Patrício 6, Cédric 7, Fonte 5, Pepe 7, Guerreiro 6, William 6, Moutinho 6, André Gomes 6, Quaresma 7, Nani 6, Ronaldo 7. However, the VAR disallowed the goal for an offside infringement earlier in the move.
Real Madrid drops to No. 15 on the list, sitting among the likes of the New York Giants, Coca-Cola and the Los Angeles Dodgers. I've heard everything through the newspapers. "I am leaving Real Madrid , I have made a decision".
But just when it seemed that he was blazing towards a first worldwide century, he was run out after a mix-up with Ravindra Jadeja. TV footage showed some fans watching in Pakistan shedding tears of joy after India's batting order collapsed.
Chelsea have also been linked with the Ballon d'Or victor , although Madrid remain determined to persuade Ronaldo to stay put. The team said that he couldn't go because he was receiving post-game treatment, although it said it wasn't anything serious.
Comey described the memos in a public testimony on 8 June 2017, his first public appearance since Trump fired him on 9 May 2017. After the report was published, the President subsequently acknowledged in a tweet , "I am being investigated".
In other districts, Democrats were so well represented it limited voters' ability to elect Democrats in other districts. Opponents of partisan gerrymandering celebrated the court's decision to consider the issue again.
La potenza della Honda Civic HF 2014
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Tapwrit rallies to win Belmont Stakes
Tapwrit had finished strongly in wet conditions at the Derby and proved well suited for the longer distance at the Belmont. Tapwrit Trainer Todd Fletcher got his third career win at the Belmont after he trained Derby victor Always Dreaming .
Trump not under investigation, says his lawyer
Trump and his administration are right in the middle of trial by public. "The legal team has not been notified ", he said on CNN. Trump is making a mistake if he hopes he can simply pretend Comey's testimony has put him in the clear.
Qatar slams Saudi, allies terrorism list as 'baseless'
Its flag carrier Qatar Airways now flies increasingly over Iran and Turkey after being blocked elsewhere over the Middle East. The Trump administration has given mixed signals on whether to isolate Qatar or bring it into talks with other Gulf nations.
Iran launches missiles into eastern Syria
Yesterday's strike came after twin attacks in Tehran on June 7 killed 17 people, in the first attacks in Iran claimed by IS. The IRGC had vowed revenge for the Tehran attacks and accused Saudi Arabia of supporting ISIS in the operation.
Pérez: Ronaldo will stay at Real Madrid
Former Real Madrid president, Florentino Perez , has warned that Cristiano Ronaldo's quit threat should not be taken lightly. Indeed, if Ronaldo does want to move on this summer, there may be little Real can do to stop him.
Ward ends close bout with flurry of blows
But by the end of the first fight, both boxers were clearly fighting for a decision win and neither was looking for the finish. The clinches initiated by Ward , most of the time , were an avenue for his body punches to find their way home from the inside.
Harry Kane comes to England's rescue against Scotland
The turnaround sent shockwaves throughout England's fanbase as they faced their first World Cup qualification group defeat. These guys are giants, they play at a different level to most of us, and they kept coming back.
Pound dives as UK plunges into new period of uncertainty
But, instead, support for her party declined dramatically, leaving her government far more precarious than before. Steven Fielding, a professor of politics at the University of Nottingham, called her "a zombie prime minister".