Weeks after taking office, President Trump asked FBI Director James Comey in a phone call when the FBI would publicly announce that he was not personally under investigation, The New York Times reported Thursday. However, Lieberman, a Democrat turned independent, is not being backed by his former Democratic colleagues, who note his lack of relevant experience, argue that no politician should head the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and point to ideological differences.
"With all of the illegal acts that took place in the Clinton campaign & Obama Administration, there was never a special counsel appointed!" Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.), told reporters after the meeting, an account backed up by Sen.
"The entire thing has been a witch hunt and there is no collusion between certainly myself and my campaign - but I can always speak for myself - and the Russians". Some of these Republicans have been quick to criticize the president, while not being almost so harsh on Mr. Comey for failing to disclose his notes to the Justice Department, which would be required by the law if he felt the president was trying to obstruct justice.
Soy regains ground after currency-driven decline
Field conditions are mixed across the heart of the Corn Belt. "There shouldn't be that much corn to be planted by the weekend". The funds' new net position in soybeans stands at 34,335 contracts on the short side, compared with 47,667 in the week prior.
And the Justice Department, having lost all credibility in its mishandling of the scandal, has just named the widely respected former FBI director and prosecutor Robert Mueller III to launch his own independent investigation. Comey rejected that request, and instead offered Trump his honesty.
Trump cited displeasure with the FBI's Russian Federation probe as a factor in dismissing Comey. Trump fired Comey last week.
President Trump in the joint press conference emphasized that Colombia is a key partner in the war against drugs.
Vote 2017: Tim Farron puts Brexit at heart of Liberal Democrats' manifesto
The party is proposing a second referendum , "to give the people the final say" at the end of the two-year negotiating process. The Lib Dems' penny on income tax would fund a £6.3 billion boost in spending on NHS and social care.
US President Donald Trump has denied all allegations that he tried to pressure fired FBI Director James Comey into dropping a Russia-related probe, and called the appointment of a special counsel to probe claims of his collusion with Russian Federation a "witch hunt". "I think it divides the country, I think we have a very divided country because of that many other things".
As well as being accused of obstructing the investigation into Flynn and possible collusion with Russia, this week saw reports that Trump had disclosed highly classified information in a meeting last week with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and ambassador to the U.S. Sergey Kislyak. However, Republican Senator Lindsey Graham told reporters after the briefing that "everything he (Rosenstein) said was that you need to treat this investigation as if it may be a criminal investigation".
Trump said Thursday he thought firing Comey would be a popular decision because he'd been criticised by Democrats and Republicans alike for his handling of an investigation into Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server while she was secretary of state. Trump later said he had already chose to dismiss him and was thinking of "this Russian Federation thing". Comey reportedly described a couple of encounters with Trump that had concerned him.
Ford updates its 2016 vehicles to support Android Auto and Apple CarPlay
For a while now, Ford has promised that it would bring Apple CarPlay and Android Auto to Sync 3 users in 2016-model-year vehicles. Android Auto is already available on all 2017 models, and this update brings the platform to around 800,000 additional vehicles.
" RELATED: Will Trump be impeached?" "Not with me, not with representatives of Russia's special services".