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President Trump Denies Asking Comey To Scuttle Flynn Investigation

The statement contradicts a a written account of the encounter between Mr Comey and Mr Trump that was penned shortly after a meeting between the two men. "If the USA administration considers it possible, we are ready to deliver the record of Lavrov and Trump's meeting to the Senate and the Congress of the USA", he said.



From U.S. House floor, Texas Democrat calls for Trump's impeachment

Republican Rep. Justin Amash of MI gave reporters an affirmative "yes" Wednesday, when asked if the allegations from former FBI Director James Comey's memo indicating that Trump urged the FBI to drop the investigation into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn would be grounds for impeachment.


Senate Majority Whip Drops Out Of Running For FBI Head

Senate Majority Whip Drops Out Of Running For FBI Head

Cornyn is the No. 2 Republican in the Senate behind Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, who said Tuesday morning that he'd recommended that President Donald Trump nominate Garland for the post. Cornyn and at least seven other candidates interviewed with Justice Department officials about the position this weekend. "The chaos surrounding the firing of James Comey created this issue for them to have to do it perfectly this time".



Trump decries Russia probe as 'greatest witch hunt' in US history

Early Thursday morning, Trump lashed out against the investigation on Twitter, calling it the " single greatest witch hunt of a politician in American history! ". The appointment comes just one week after Trump fired James Comey, temporarily halting the proceedings. But he told reporters Thursday in Cyprus that he doesn't understand what the "secret" was, since the US introduced a ban on laptops on airlines from some Middle Eastern countries two months ago.



Republicans spooked by constant, growing Trump scandals

Asked whether, if proved accurate, the memo's account of Trump's actions would warrant impeachment , Representative Justin Amash of MI told The Hill "yes" before adding, "But everybody gets a fair trial in this country". But Mr Comey did not say anything to Mr Trump about limiting the investigation, replying, "I agree he is a good guy". He dismissed outrage over Trump's disclosures as USA politicians whipping up "anti-Russian sentiment".