USA president Donald Trump is lashing out after a report he is under investigation for possible obstruction of justice, dismissing as "phoney" the idea his campaign colluded with any Russian effort to sway the 2016 U.S. election.
"He's driving this", the White House official said, speaking on condition of anonymity to discuss West Wing internal deliberations.
The second, the source continued, is whether if any potential offences were committed, Trump or others attempted to cover them up or obstruct the investigation into them.
Putin echoed Trump's criticism of Comey, saying it was "very strange" a former Federal Bureau of Investigation chief leaked details of his conversations with the United States president to the media through a friend.
While most Republicans in Congress said little about Mr. Trump's criticism of Mueller, other supporters echoed the President's concerns.
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.
President Donald Trump in the Rose Garden of the White House in June. The questions included whether he had confidence in Rosenstein, whether he plans to fire special counsel Robert Mueller and how he knows he's under investigation by the FBI.
The President's tweet sparked immediate speculation about the future of the official, Rod Rosenstein, who wrote a memo recommending Comey be ousted and also later approved the appointment of a special counsel - Robert Mueller - to lead the Russian Federation probe.
Rosenstein, the deputy attorney general, has not said what exactly prompted him to appoint Mr. Mueller, his decision came after The New York Times published details about an Oval Office meeting Mr. Comey had with the president at the White House in February.
The widened Russian Federation probe could have far-reaching repercussions for Trump's presidency, transforming his closest aides into witnesses and sucking yet more political oxygen out of the West Wing.
An aide to Vice President Mike Pence revealed on Thursday that he was hiring Richard Cullen-a veteran of the Iran-Contra investigation, Watergate and the 2000 vote recount in Florida-as a private lawyer.
President Donald Trump complained in a furious Friday morning tweet that he was being investigated for firing former FBI Director James Comey and seemed to accuse the deputy attorney general of overseeing a "witch hunt" against him.
"You are witnessing the single greatest WITCH HUNT in American political history - led by some very bad and conflicted people!"
According to Goodwin, the pair opened fire on two police vehicles and fled on foot after crashing near mile marker 91. As of Wednesday, the GBI said Rowe and Dubose may be riding in a white 2008 Ford F-250 super duty pickup truck.
Japan's America's Cup dream ended as SoftBank Team Japan went down 5-3 to Sweden's Artemis Racing in their semifinal on Friday. A spokesman said the shore team worked through the night and that the boat will be ready for Thursday's three scheduled races.
Rodman is on his way to the reclusive state to again meet leader Kim Jong Un, who he previously called "an awesome kid". Members of the Harlem Globetrotters accompanied Rodman and played in a basketball exhibition against the North Koreans.
Trump's policy reversal marked "a grotesque spectacle straight from the Cold War ". "They have nothing to do with human rights". Even the Cuban-American population largely favored Obama's rapprochement with Cuba , with 51% of Cuban-Americans supporting it.
Chris, remember there is no evidence of wrongdoing; there's no evidence of collusion; there's no evidence of obstruction. He noted that Mueller can "only be fired for good cause", and it would be his job to put that good cause into writing.
The new measures are presented in the form of an amendment to the draft law on the application of sanctions against Iran. Sanders insisted his concern was that the new sanctions against Iran would imperil the P5+1 nuclear deal with Iran.
We understand he is lucky to be alive , and we owe it to these unbelievable individuals and Matt's fighting spirit and grit. Matt Mika , director of government relations for Tyson Foods , is one of several injured by an IL gunman.
Hall, who is committed to play at Texas A&M, will now have to make the decision to sign or stay pledged to his commitment. Texas Tech senior infielder Hunter Hargrove walks back in to the dugout at the end of the inning.
Now, they're trying to finalize details to get a second look at Ball as well, reports Mark Medina of the Los Angeles Daily News . Or maybe both sides are correct and the 76ers have actually promised Jackson (or even another team not mentioned).
The regional pact was established in 2001 and comprises of Russia , China , Kazakhstan , Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan . Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif along with his delegation attended the meeting of the Heads of State Council of SCO.
The violence began when police raided the homes and offices of members of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM), a separatist movement. There were reports of death of an assistant commandant of the India Reserve Battalion but the death has not been confirmed yet.
"You are witnessing the single greatest WITCH HUNT in American political history - led by some very bad and conflicted people! ". He also claimed that the person investigating him advised him to fire Comey, though it's unclear whom he was referring to.
Since taking office, Trump has expressed empathy for the participants. "It's a benefit to America to keep DACA", she continued. This document was meant to protect all immigrant parents of US citizens as well as other immigrants without necessary papers.
From coast to coast, street and pro racers, off-road explorers, and freestylers gather and compete in all kinds of disciplines. At this early stage, it appears that the biggest addition to The Crew's world are boats, bikes, and planes.
The Little Mermaid is one of our favourite movies, and Wonder Woman has definitely reached top of the list too. She is one of the best representatives of Israel simply because she carries Israel in her heart.
In 2014, the party garnered 52 percent of the vote and 63 state Assembly seats. "Now this story will be told on a national stage". If the court decides to review the Wisconsin ruling on its merits, the justices will probably divide into at least two camps.
Harman's college coach, Chris Haack, watched the final few holes from Charleston, S.C., before heading off to a wedding party. Who will separate himself from the rest and take his place in history? "I've got a good plan for this course ", he said.
The EIA expects US output to grow by 460,000 bpd in 2017, while OPEC forecasts USA production to increase by 800,000 bpd in 2017. Crude futures continued to fall Wednesday after an industry group said USA oil and gasoline stockpiles rose again last week.
Eleven people were injured in the brawl described by Washington's police chief as a "brutal attack" on protesters. Erdogan's security forcibly removed a number of protesters from a venue in Ecuador in February, 2016 .
Imposing new restrictions on trade and travel to Cuba is something that a majority of Cuban-Americans would frown upon. And Americans can still self-certify under a general license that they are traveling to Cuba for legitimate reasons.
Meanwhile, Jones, who now lives in Bloomingdale, Illinois, was supposedly on an global tour as he promotes his music and videos. Jones admitted to investigators that he had directed girls to perform sexual acts on video, despite knowing their age.