Trump admits Russian Federation probe played into Comey's firing

But he said he was unable to confirm if Mr Comey had told Mr Trump on three occasions that the president was not under investigation, as claimed by Mr Trump on Tuesday . The nominee must be confirmed by the US Senate. Trump said that he spoke with Comey once during dinner and twice in phone calls, during which time he says Comey told him "you are not under investigation".

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The star will also have to pay a fine of $40,000 and $120,000 judgement for a currency reporting violation charge from June. A sentencing hearing that has dragged on for months through postponements for Pittsburgh's own reality TV star Abby Lee Miller could finally come to an end Tuesday in federal court.

Stephen Colbert says he knows the real reason Trump fired James Comey

The president fumed in March when Comey dismissed his claim that former President Barack Obama had wiretapped Trump , the Times reported, according to anonymous sources. A day earlier, the committee announced it had issued subpoenas to Trump's first national security adviser, Michael Flynn, for documents related to its Russian Federation investigation.

I was going to fire Comey regardless of recommendation

Trump was also bothered that Comey was often asked about the Russian Federation investigation and repeatedly questioned his loyalty and judgement, the Post reported, also based on anonymous sources. "Now Mr. Comey is no longer the Federal Bureau of Investigation director". McCabe, who was Comey's deputy, is expected to be replaced by a candidate now being vetted by the head of the Justice Department, Attorney General Jeff Sessions, and other White House appointees.

Trump asked James Comey to pledge his loyalty to him

In terms of the next steps of the FBI's probe into potential Trump-Russia ties, a plurality of voters (36 percent) said a special prosecutor should be appointed to take over the investigation. Trump maintains Comey told him that he was not under investigation, but McCabe suggested under questioning that was highly improbable. Trump has dismissed the probe as a "charade", a claim directly contradicted by Comey's successor, the BBC said in its report .

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