Major U.S. stock indexes tumbled the most in eight months, while the CBOE Volatility Index jumped the most since the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union. Then-Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation James Comey testifies in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee during an oversight hearing on the FBI on Capitol Hill May 3, 2017 in Washington, DC. The investigation will also look into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian officials.
Sen. Charles Grassley, the chairman of the committee, and Democratic Sen.
The memo reportedly states that Comey did not speak about the investigation but simply said, "I agree he is a good guy". "The Intelligence Committee is going to continue its investigation full-steam ahead". The counsel is not required to consult with or keep informed the attorney general or deputy attorney generals on the course of the probe.
"While the president has repeatedly expressed his view that General Flynn is a decent man who served and protected our country, the president has never asked Mr Comey or anyone else to end any investigation", a USA official said on condition of anonymity.
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Four hours later, he tweeted: "Detained for 7 years without charge by while my children grew up and my name was slandered. He has been there ever since, fearing that if he is in custody he might ultimately be extradited to the United States.
The Comey memo's emergence had congressional Democrats suggesting that the president engaged in obstruction of justice, an impeachable offence.
Democrats demanded an independent commission to dig into his sacking of Mr Comey, but Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan cautioned against "rushing to judgment".
"Now is the time to gather all the pertinent information", Ryan told reporters after the private.
Trump insisted that his administration has made "tremendous progress" since he took office on the fronts of jobs, border security, and the fight against ISIS, and that the allegations of collusion with Russian Federation are nothing but distracting.
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La falla había sido previamente divulgada en documentos pirateados de la Agencia de Seguridad Nacional (NSA) estadounidense. Este ataque es otro ejemplo de por qué el almacenamiento de vulnerabilidades por parte de los gobiernos es un problema.
Authorities said Russian Federation meddled in November's election to benefit Trump.
Republicans in Congress are trying to project a business-as-usual approach amid the chaos.
Mr Ryan said Congress needs to get the facts, but "it is obvious there are some people out there who want to harm the president".
In previous months, Republican lawmakers were more likely to fully defend Trump - even after he and his administration made comments and policy changes that generated intense criticism. She added that "a special prosecutor is the first step, but it can not be the last".
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We didn't come to play. We miss him out there, but hell get healthy and in the meantime its up to the rest of us to stay ready.. A quick aside: In an ironic twist, Pachulia sustained a right heel contusion early Tuesday night and may not play in Game 3 .
The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press responded to Trump's suggestion to imprison members of the media, saying in a statement that it "should not intimidate the press but inspire it", according to CNBC.