Trump acknowledges for first time he's under investigation
20 June, 2017, 01:04 | Author: Ora Austin
There is no evidence against the officials of any particular involvement with Trump's campaign. Pence's office confirmed he had retained Richard Cullen, a former Virginia attorney general and USA attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia, to assist "in responding to inquiries" from Mueller.
Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats has met with the Senate Intelligence Committee for more than three hours in a closed session as part of the panel's probe into Russian interference in US elections. He also discussed his agency's budget.
Russian Federation has denied interfering in last year's presidential elections, as has the White House.
The panel announced Thursday that Johnson will testify June 21.
Meanwhile, the President himself continues to attack the ongoing investigations into Russian meddling.
"His concern was, because we're looking at the potential - again, that's the subject of the investigation - coordination between the campaign and Russian Federation, because it was President Trump - President-elect Trump's campaign, this person's view was, inevitably, his behavior, his conduct will fall within the scope of that work", Comey said.
The Trump administration asserted that Kushner suggested the back channel so that former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn could coordinate with Russian Federation to form a strategy for the Syrian Civil War.
In a second tweet, Trump touted his "powerful" presence on social media, despite widespread criticism that his recurring rants on Twitter and other online media have only compounded his legal and political problems.
He reiterated tweets from Thursday morning about the investigation. "#MAGA" - the acronym referring to his campaign slogan, Make America Great Again.
Earlier on Thursday, Mr Trump tweeted that a new report suggesting that special counsel Robert Mueller may investigate him for possible obstruction of justice after he sacked Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey is a "phony story".
Mueller is also investigating Trump for obstruction of justice, the Postreported Wednesday.
"After 7 months of investigations & committee hearings about my 'collusion with the Russians, ' nobody has been able to show any proof", Trump tweeted out, before concluding with his trademark "Sad!"
It was unclear if Trump was referencing Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein or Special Counsel Robert Mueller. Rosenstein in a memo to Trump raised concerns over FBI Director James Comey.
While President Trump denied all the allegations levied on him, Comey revealed that the documented memos were a testament to his claims, a portion of which was published by the The New York Times, with the hope of a new counsel being appointed.
The presidential poll, which is scheduled for 17 July, will conclude on 20 July when the counting of the votes begins. BJP leaders are meeting leaders of various political parties to reach a consensus on presidential nominee.
Durbin, speaking on WGN radio, said he hoped the response to Trump firing Mueller would be bipartisan if it occurred. The Mueller investigation appeared to be reaching a broadening circle of current and former officials.
Sanders said in a statement, "We have sought input from many people as we look to expand our communications operation". At this time, it is unclear if the White House will continue to hold press briefings similar to today's fashion.
In a televised speech, LREM president Catherine Barbaroux said "the magnitude of this new majority is an opportunity for France ". Before voting closed, pollsters had predicted LREM to win between 400 and 470 seats in parliament.
The National Football League team, which took the name Redskins in the 1930s, filed a legal challenge to a 2014 decision by a U.S. The band also hoped to trademark the name so they could protect themselves from fake merchandise and other products.
For Stephen Curry and the rest of the returning Warriors, it was redemption for last year's upset loss to Cleveland in the Finals. The jubilant players hoisted the Larry O'Brien Trophy and gave high fives to their fans as confetti filled the air.
Fleetwood began the day in a tie for second and made an encouraging start with a birdie from eight feet on the second. What truly stands out at Erin Hills is the site from the eighteenth tee, affectionately called, "Holy Hill".
So far, more than 50 women have come forward to accuse the former Cosby Show actor of drugging and sexually assaulting them. Cosby, 79, is charged with sexually assaulting Andrea Constand at his suburban Philadelphia estate in 2004.
He still built a six-shot lead through 36 holes, despite hitting his tee shot into the ocean on the 18th hole and salvaging bogey. AMERICAN Brian Harman has taken a dramatic third round by the scruff of the neck to lead the US Open at Erin Hills in Wisconsin.
He also opened the regular season on Montreal's top pairing with Shea Weber, but was quickly moved in favour of Alexi Emelin. Beaulieu's days with the Canadiens appeared to be numbered after the team signed KHL defenseman Jakub Jerabek back in May.
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