A separate letter, addressed to acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe, sought notes or memos written by Comey about conversations he had with senior White House and Department of Justice officials related to the Russian Federation investigation.
"There may be grounds", Lynch told WBUR's Radio Boston.
"I spoke to him (Lavrov) today", a smiling Putin told a news conference with Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni in the Russian Black Sea resort of Sochi.
It had already been a week of tumult at the White House after Trump dismissed Comey and then discussed sensitive national security information about the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group with Sergey Lavrov, Russia's foreign minister.
German leaders court migrants from Russia ahead of election
Merkel warmly welcomed the fourth president to occupy the Elysee Palace since she came to power 12 years ago. But Macron's office said the government line-up would not be unveiled until 3:00pm (1300 GMT) on Wednesday.
He then embarked on a vitriolic attack on his former Federal Bureau of Investigation director, claiming Comey had been "very unpopular with most people" who had had "a poor, poor performance in Congress". Garret Graves, Steve Scalise and Ralph Abraham said they need to see more evidence and that they trust their colleagues on the appropriate committees will look into the matter. "Zero", he said during the joint news conference at the White House.
Mr Trump himself said he had "an absolute right" as president to share "facts pertaining to terrorism" and airline safety with Russian Federation.
But perhaps the greatest source of risk for Trump is in the allegation that in February he asked then-FBI Director James B. Comey to drop the investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn.
This Trump administration headache was hot on the heels of Monday's Washington Post revelation that Trump reportedly revealed code-word classified information to Russian diplomats, leaving the president embroiled in a whole new potential Russia scandal (different from the one about Russian involvement in the 2016 election). I actually thought when I made that decision, and I also got a very, very strong recommendation as you know from the deputy attorney general, Rod Rosenstein, when I made that decision I actually thought that it would be a bipartisan decision'.
Suspect in deadly Times Square mayhem charged with murder
Rojas initially tested negative for alcohol, but more detailed testing was being carried out, according to two police officials. There is no indication the incident was an act of terrorism and it is being investigated as an accident by the local authority.
"A lot of times he's the victim of not being a career politician", Rep. James Comer of Kentucky said of Trump. Richard Burr, R-North Carolina, and Vice Chairman U.S. Sen.
Two days after Trump became president, Comey attended a ceremony that Trump hosted honoring law enforcement officials and tried to blend in with the curtains to avoid being noticed by the president, according to a report by The New York Times.
How does this relate to Trump's most recent meeting with Lavrov?
"I think it's totally ridiculous - everybody thinks so, and again we have to get back to working our country properly so that we can take care of the problems that we have", Trump said.
Brazilian president says he won't step down amid scandal
Temer denies the claim and insists he won't resign, but his allies and adversaries are already considering a future without him. Mr Neves is being investigated in several corruption cases related to the "Car Wash" probe into kickbacks to politicians.
Democratic strategists are planning to find out if calling for President Donald Trump's impeachment will work in the left's favor by poll testing the public on the subject, McClatchy reported Thursday. He claimed that the FBI had spoiled its reputation in its investigations of the presidential campaigns in last year's elections. The U.S. says there's an ongoing investigation that will allow the U.S.