Acting FBI Chief: Russia Probe Is on Track

Acting FBI Chief: Russia Probe Is on Track

During a press briefing, White House spokesman Sean Spicer denied that Trump had asked for Comey's personal loyalty and said the only loyalty required was to the country. Not 48 hours later, Trump told Holt: "What I did is, I was going to fire Comey ". In addition to any possible tapes, the two congressmen request "all documents, memoranda, analyses, emails, and other communications relating to the President's decision to dismiss Director Comey " by May 25.

Turn Over All Documents On Trump And Comey

The new development followed a week of tumult at the White House after Trump fired Comey and then discussed sensitive national security information about Islamic State with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov. Comey had been invited to testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday but never accepted and indicated he would appear at another time .

Chaffetz: Oversight Committee will get Comey memo

The White House disputed the account of the Comey memo . The US president is feeling the heat following revelations by former director of the FBI, James Comey, on Tuesday. But the White House has provided differing accounts of the firing. Congressional Republicans have taken some criticism for expressing their "concerns" about President Trump's behavior, as a series of scandals involving Russian Federation and the FBI investigation into his campaign unfold, and leaving it at that.

McCain says Trump's problems are 'reaching Watergate size'

Comey documented the request in a memo at the time , according to the report. Stay tuned: The NYT highlights two key facts: (1) Comey wrote a memo after every interaction with the president, including some that remain classified, so there might be more shoes yet to drop and (2) an Federal Bureau of Investigation agent's notes are widely held up as admissible in court proceedings.

Chelsea Manning released after 7 years in prison

Army while that plays out. A media spokesperson for the Fort Leavenworth military prison confirmed to RT that Manning was released in the early hours of Wednesday morning around 2am. "Chelsea Manning's treachery put American lives at risk and exposed some of our nation's most sensitive secrets". While she is originally from Oklahoma, she lived in Potomac, Md.