Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr, R-N.C., and Sen.
"That is a great, great team of complete professionals, so let's let him do his job", former independent counsel Kenneth Starr, who investigated President Bill Clinton in the 1990s, told ABC News. The obstruction of justice investigation into Trump began days after Comey was sacked on May 9, according to people familiar with the matter, the Washington Postsaid.
The Post reported that the obstruction of justice investigation of the president began days after James Comey was sacked as the FBI Director on May 9.
It also also heard from Attorney General Jeff Sessions about the Comey-Trump meeting and talked to several high-ranking officials about whether the president tried to interfere with the Russian Federation probe, CNN noted.
Trump responded to the Post story Thursday morning with a tweet once again denouncing the investigation as a witch-hunt.
In a tweet early Thursday, Trump said: "They made up a phony collusion with the Russians story, found zero proof, so now they go for obstruction of justice on the phony story".
Trump ignored shouted questions from reporters about the ongoing Russian Federation controversy as he departed the White House Friday for Miami.
He's been advised of the legal ramifications from making these presidential statements on Twitter, but he and at least a few advisers have come to believe the political fight is more urgent.
Mr. Mueller's investigation appeared to be reaching a circle of current and former officials.
To pressure Trump, or possibly seek his removal, the Democrats, a section of the Republican Party and their media allies such as the New York Times and Washington Post are employing anti-democratic means, coordinating their moves with the spy agencies that carry out illegal surveillance of the American people and plot wars of aggression all over the world.
Richard Cullen is a former Virginia attorney general and a former USA attorney for the eastern district of Virginia.
Trump demonstrated Friday morning that the Russian Federation probe continues to consume his attention, tweeting a stream of messages decrying the controversy.
The Washington Post, citing unidentified officials, reported on Wednesday that special counsel Robert Mueller is investigating the Republican president for possible obstruction of justice.
Sessions was sworn in February 9 but did not actually step away from the investigation until March 2, the day after The Washington Post reported on his two previously undisclosed Kislyak meetings.
Mark Corallo, a spokesman for Trump's personal attorney Marc Kasowitz, reacting to the news stories that prompted the Trump tweets, blamed the Federal Bureau of Investigation for leaking information regarding the president, which he called "outrageous, inexcusable and illegal".
Feinstein also is a member of the Senate Intelligence committee, which is conducting its own Russian Federation probe.
Mr Comey testified under oath that Mr Trump had told him during a private meeting: "I hope you can see your way clear to letting this go, to letting Flynn go". Comey testified that the member of his leadership team said that although it was true at the moment that Trump was not under investigation, it was possible that could change.
Washington mayor Muriel Bowser condemned the incident as "an affront to D.C. values and our rights as Americans". It occurred in broad daylight on a quiet Washington street soon after Erdogan met Trump at the White House .
Nicholas Castellanos hit an RBI double to drive in Jose Iglesias , who'd reached on an infield single with one out. Red Sox: 2B Dustin Pedroia returned to the lineup after a stint on the 10-day DL with a sprained left wrist.
His passport and cellphone were seized, but he got them back after a court determined there wasn't enough evidence to arrest him. Zaghba had lived mainly in Morocco but had recently spent time working in Britain, most recently at a London restaurant.
Barnier dismissed the suggestion of postponing the negotiations and said such a delay would only prompt further instability. Irish nationalist party Sinn Fein said the prospect of a British agreement with the DUP was causing anxiety and fear.
We will buy and create more demand for electric cars and trucks. "The world can not wait - and neither will we". That means the United States can not complete withdrawal from the Paris Agreement before November 05, 2020.
The Warriors, who won 113-91 and 132-113 at home over the Cavaliers, swept Portland, Utah and San Antonio to reach the finals. Both Durant and Thompson said they noticed the mental effect their lightning-quick scoring bursts have on opponents.
The HomePod is integrated with Apple Music which makes it possible to listen to wide array of 40 million songs from its library. And Apple's biggest consumer hits - such as the iPhone or the iPod - haven't historically been the first in their category.
Asked if he rated it his best performance of the season, Murray said: "I played some good matches at the beginning of the year. With some exquisite returning and acutely angled groundstrokes, Murray raced through the final set and into the fourth round.
Experts have consistently warned, however, that North Korea is slowly but surely working toward developing an ICBM . The trial was the first meant to replicate the flight profile of an ICBM that could be deployed by North Korea .
Meanwhile, speaking at her house in Bologna, Italy, Zaghba's mother told the BBC she believed her son was radicalised in the UK. The Metropolitan Police says the body was found on Tuesday downstream near Limehouse from the bridge.
The SCO is comprised of China, Kazakhstan , Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan as full members. He further said that Islamabad is not unfamiliar with the working of the SCO but, it has a lot to learn.
Trump 'ready to testify' over Comey conversations
Trump also saluted the United States' relationship with Romania and praised its contribution to the global fight against terror. Legal experts and pundits say that, along with the firing of Comey itself, could amount to obstruction of justice.
Days Gone Trailer and Release Date
On Monday night we got yet another, longer look at what we can expect when this Sony exclusive finally does launch. Zombies are a dime a dozen but SIE Blend Studios is looking to do something a little different with Days Gone .
Tillerson warns against steps that cut off talks with Russia
The measure also gives Congress 30 days to review or potentially block Trump in case he decides to lift or ease the sanctions. Ben Cardin , the top Democrat on foreign relations, expressed confidence Monday that Trump would sign off on it.
Seahawks' RB Eddie Lacy hits second weight clause marker
The deal was, if Lacy could lose enough weight to measure below 250 pounds by this morning, he would get a $55k bonus check. If Lacy is able to continue to be in shape and underweight, he'll be a huge asset for the Seahawks this season.
'Wonder Woman' buries 'The Mummy' at box office
With China still yet to open, it may still have an okay shot at avoiding red ink for Fox but it is not a hit by any measure. Another prediction exceeded was that of The Mummy , which did even worse in Wonder Woman's wake than originally expected.
Pentagon: 3 US soldiers killed, 1 wounded in Afghanistan
The U.S. has 8,400 troops deployed in Afghanistan to train and advise Afghan forces; most rarely participate in direct combat. Omar Zwak, a spokesman for the Helmand governor, put the toll at three policemen killed and two wounded.
London mayor tells AP he doesn't care about Trump tweets
On Tuesday, the president's eldest child, Donald Trump Jr., appeared on ABC's "Good Morning America" in a pre-recorded interview . Khan said earlier this year Trump should be denied a state visit to Britain due to his "cruel and shameful" immigration policies.
Apple's new iPhone speeds could lag due to modem supply
Other major technology stocks also took a beating Friday, with the tech-heavy Nasdaq index falling 1.8% for the day. AT&T has started 1 gigabit mobile service in Austin, Texas, and plans to expand to as many as 20 cities this year.
Bombing in western Afghanistan kills 7
He said that up to 11,000 foreign militants had allegedly arrived in Afghanistan in the last two years to fight for Daesh. The conference is being attended by the representatives of at least 27 countries worldwide.
Chris Sale has his worst game of the year against White Sox
While he gave up back-to-back dingers in a four-run second to dig a hole, the third inning encapsulates the frustration better. Former Chicago White Sox ace, Chris Sale , returns to the South side for a showdown against former teammate Jose Quintana .