Trump reportedly asked Comey to end investigation of Michael Flynn
Trump reportedly asked Comey to end investigation of Michael Flynn
19 May, 2017, 23:41
He dismissed outrage over Trump's disclosures as U.S. politicians whipping up "anti-Russian sentiment".
Trump, himself, appeared ready to weather the storm.
The request comes after the New York Times published a story Tuesday night alleging President Trump told Comey to "let go" of the FBI's investigation into former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn.
"He is flunking all the rules of crisis management", said a Washington lawyer involved in several White House investigations who spoke anonymously. Not long after Comey put that exchange with Trump in writing and after the FBI director told lawmakers the investigation of Russian interference and possible ties between Russia and the Trump campaign was active, Comey was sacked. I think that's there a lot of questions that other people - they're out there talking about this event and what's appropriate with some of the stuff with respect to what Dir.
One way to mitigate the fallout might be to bring in someone from outside the Washington white-collar bar, such as a former US attorney general or retired federal judge.
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And from that standpoint, it's not hard to see why speaking out against your party's president and alienating those many passionately pro-Trump conservatives isn't all that appealing to Republicans in Congress.
A watered-down version of the ban was again thwarted by the courts on March 15, with judges citing Trump's own campaign speeches as grounds for suspicion that it was a still an attempt to ban Muslims. "We're not considering whose ox will be gored by this action or that action, whose fortunes will be helped by this or that - we just don't care and we can't care". Comey has turned down past offers to testify before Congressional committees. Even assuming Mr. Comey's memo is accurate, there is no indication that President Trump willfully attempted to bribe the F.B.I. director.
We believe the issues raised by the Comey memos are so vital that the public should have access to them without delay.
Comey was abruptly fired May 9 and learned of the dismissal as he was giving a talk in Los Angeles.
But the existence of the document should come as no surprise to those who know the career law enforcement officer, according to Matthew Miller, a former Justice Department spokesman and MSNBC analyst.
Soon after the firing, a Comey associate told the AP that Comey recounted being asked by Trump at a January dinner if he would pledge his loyalty.
Donald Trump's beleaguered White House was rocked Tuesday by a pair of explosive allegations - that he personally tried to quash an FBI investigation, and that he disclosed highly classified information to top Russian officials. What are the contents of the conversations with Donald Trump detailed in the other Comey memos which are reported to exist?
Hours after a news report that President Trump had asked the FBI director to back away from an investigation, Democrats seized on the information to accuse the White House of a serious crime.
Amash also told reporters he trusts Comey - the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director fired by Trump a week ago in a stunning move by the White House - more than the president, Williams reported on Twitter.
The FBI investigation into the Russian impact on the 2016 election must continue.
The political process "will grind to a halt" if Congress does not act soon to have fired FBI Director James Comey testify about U.S. President Donald Trump's alleged interference in the FBI's Russian Federation investigation, said Sen.
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