Also Friday morning, Trump also took aim at the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director himself: "James Comey better hope that there are no "tapes" of our conversations before he starts leaking to the press!" At a one-on-one dinner at the White House in January, Trump asked Comey to pledge his loyalty to the president and Comey declined, instead offering to be honest with him, according the person, who requested anonymity to discuss private conservations.
More than a lack of momentum on major policy goals, Trump is said to be seething over the flood of leaks pouring out of the White House and into news reports. But anyone, regardless of politics, who has observed Trump's reactions to the deepening Russian Federation story can plainly see that the 45th president is way out of his depth.
Trump's nominee must be confirmed in the Senate, where Democrats and some Republicans have fiercely criticized Comey's firing.
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Meanwhile, as Rosenstein huddled with Intelligence Committee leaders, NBC released an interview in which Trump said the decision to oust Comey was his.
After Trump made a decision to fire Comey, he was told by aides that Democrats would likely react positively to the news given the role many believe Comey played in Hillary Clinton's defeat past year. He said he would have found a reason to fire Comey regardless of Rosenstein's recommendation.
"Even that is possible", Trump told reporters when asked whether he could announce his nominee by Friday, when he is scheduled to leave for the Mideast and Europe.
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Mr McCabe said that Mr Comey enjoyed "broad support" from the rank and file. She pointed to the second page, which is filled with quotes from opinion pieces and news clippings about former Justice Department officials critiquing Comey's handling of the Clinton investigation.
Trump, in an NBC interview on Thursday, said that he had been intending to fire Comey - whom he derided as a "showboat" and "grandstander" - for months and that it had nothing to do with the Russian Federation investigation.
Wednesday: "No", Sanders said, when asked if the president had already chose to fire Comey on Monday when he asked Rosenstein for the memo.
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Now, the Trump administration is considering expanding its ban on laptops to commercial US-bound flights from Europe. Writing in the Daily Beast , Clive Irving said that an announcement from Washington is expected on Thursday.
As Trump works to fast-track Comey's successor, lawmakers from both parties urged him to steer clear of any politicians for the job and say he must "clean up the mess that he mostly created". Democrats want to hold a similar meeting with Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Schumer said Thursday. "He'd been thinking about it for months, which I did say yesterday and have said many times since. the recommendation I guess he got from the deputy attorney general just further solidified his decision and, again, I think, reaffirmed that he made the right one", Sanders said in the White House briefing. John Cornyn, South Carolina Rep. Trey Gowdy, former Michigan Rep. Mike Rogers and former New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly.