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White House: Timing Of Released Comey Testimony Is 'A Little Bit Interesting'

White House: Timing Of Released Comey Testimony Is 'A Little Bit Interesting'

While Comey is anxious to recount his version of his conversations with the President, he also appears likely to sidestep questions about how he felt about Trump's comment - for instance, whether he felt pressured to drop the investigation or whether he thought they amounted to obstruction, another source said.



Attorney General Jeff Sessions offered to resign

Pressed repeatedly on the topic, Spicer said he simply had not talked to Trump about the matter and added: "If I have not had a discussion with him about a subject I tend not to speak about it". The president's public criticism of his own Department of Justice - and his ex parte comments regarding a matter now pending before the Supreme Court - prompted many legal observers, including George Conway III , to castigate Trump for undermining his own lawyers.


Kansas lawmakers end Brownback tax cut 'experiment' with veto override

Kansas lawmakers end Brownback tax cut 'experiment' with veto override

But this week, Brownback's deeply conservative state turned on him and his austere approach. Kansas legislators have repudiated the tax-cutting experiment that brought Gov. "E-mail after e-mail after e-mail I get from constituents, say, 'Please, let's stop this experiment, '" she said. For Brownback, a onetime presidential candidate who has grown increasingly isolated, it was a devastating blow - a final rejection by some of his allies for his centerpiece doctrine.


Comey to testify on Trump pressure over Russian Federation probe

Comey to testify on Trump pressure over Russian Federation probe

Then-candidate Trump excoriated Comey last summer for deciding not to prosecute Clinton over her handling of government emails, then praised him when he reopened the issue in October just days before the election . Everyone has attacked the credibility of the country's most prominent law enforcement officer, former FBI Director James Comey . "The president is pleased that Mr.


John Brennan: Russia interfered in U.S. election process

John Brennan: Russia interfered in U.S. election process

Flynn also previously served as the head of the Defense Intelligence Agency until he was forced out in 2014 due to internal disagreements. The committee also questioned whether the Fifth Amendment provided protection for documents in Mr. Brennan said he told Bortnikov that the Russian operation, which involved hacking and leaking thousands of Democratic Party emails, "would be certain to backfire" because its disclosure would outrage Americans.


Comey: Trump Asked How FBI Could 'Lift The Cloud' Of Russia Probe

Comey: Trump Asked How FBI Could 'Lift The Cloud' Of Russia Probe

Following are details of what Comey said occurred in some of the conversations. Alan Dershowitz, a professor emeritus at Harvard Law School and well-known defense lawyer, added that Trump's comments to Comey were "ambiguous statements" and "not even close to obstruction of justice".