James Comey, Mike Rogers Testify on Wiretapping, Russia
21 March, 2017, 00:36 | Author: Ora Austin
Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., told Fox News that he saw no information to show collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation.
The Republican chairmen of the House and Senate Intelligence Committees, along with both US and British officials, have previously said they know of no evidence to support the claim.
US President Donald Trump today accused the Democratic party of making up allegations about his campaign's links with Russia and the Russian interference in the presidential poll, saying federal investigators should now instead probe the media leaks of classified information. He did, however, announce that he had "no information" to support Trump's recent allegations that former president Barack Obama had ordered a wiretap of Trump Tower.
"I'll give you a very simple answer". I would characterize it this way at the outset of the investigation: There is circumstantial evidence of collusion.
Observers say both allegations have diverted attention from the Trump administration's other policies and progress with political appointments.
Mr Comey and Admiral Rogers are not expected to reveal much in public about the inquiries, which include information that is classified Top Secret and also separated into different compartments, each of which requires a separate clearance.
"There's an assumption that, because there's an investigation, it must be about something", said Mr. Spicer. "It's pretty clear that that's happening. The Obama CIA director said so, Obama's director of national intelligence said so and we take them at their word".
White House Press Secretary responded during a press briefing on Monday after ABC News' Jonathan Karl noted that Trump has repeatedly claimed - including as recently as this morning - that allegations about Russian Federation and his campaign are "fake news".
Clearly the walls are closing in around the lies, but don't expect anyone in TrumPutin's White House to admit it.
The US intelligence community agrees that the Russians meddled in the presidential election to help Trump defeat Hillary Clinton. Mr. Nunes has said that unmasking Mr. Flynn as the person who was talking to the Russian ambassador, and then leaking the details of their communications to the public, should make all Americans afraid for their own privacy.
Nunes said the crime is the leaking of names gathered during FISA surveillance that should not have been leaked. "That we know. We know a law has been broken and we need to get to the bottom of it". "They're also trying to get involved in campaigns around the globe and over in Europe", he said on Fox News Sunday. "I think that's a bit of a dodge".
He also said the hearing will focus on "analytical integrity".
There is a long way to go before any comparisons should be made between possible Russian influence on the election and the Watergate scandal.
Ironically, China and some European states tend to intervene more often in private-sector business than the US government. Trump and other critics of free trade argue that it can cause jobs to move to lower-cost countries.
The Wolverines advance to the round of 16 where they will face the victor of third-seeded OR and 11th-seeded Rhode Island. Senior Mangok Mathiang scored 13 points and grabbed four rebounds in the final game of his career.
The closest locations slated for closing are in the Columbia Mall in Bloomsburg and Bradford Towne Center in Towanda. An executive with the company that owns the Auburn Mall, Jim Hull, says the decision reflects declining sales by J.C.
And I don't expect them to get to this point and try to change up what they're doing. "And we just gotta be ready for it". These Razorbacks aren't pushing the pace to that extent, but they'll press, run and trap while mixing in zone looks, too.
A spokeswoman for L'Oréal said the company was "unaware" and "horrified" that its ads were being placed on such YouTube channels. Britain is the second largest market for Google following the USA , generating $7.8 billion primarily from advertising in 2016.
The film will also hold the title for the most successful opening weekend for a PG film, musical and non-sequel. Per studio estimates, the live-action " Beauty " earned $170.0 million in its first weekend.
Investment will be promoted for industrial development and it will be done for economic development", Adityanath added. A senior Congress party leader, Veerappa Moily, said Adityanath's selection was "an assault on secularism".
Holding her medal of the Member of the Order of the Companions of Honour at her home in Ditchling, East Sussex. Sir Patrick Stewart was among those paying tribute to Dame Vera, admitting that her music still makes him cry.
That led the NAACP and others to turn out for a march to the arena steps in support of taking down the flag. A small group of protesters marred the return of the NCAA men's basketball tournament to the state of SC .
Alli hit his 14th league goal of the season from the spot after being fouled by Steven Davis midway through the first half. The last time the Spurs suffered a loss at home was when Southampton visited the London side in May of previous year .
Trump drops 220 spots on Forbes list of billionaires
The decline in Trump's net worth is due to a drop in the value of office space in Midtown Manhattan, according to the Guardian . Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg moved up to number five for the first time, after his fortune rose $11.4 billion in 12 months.