Trump Team Knew Flynn Was Being Investigated Before Appointment

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov has said Moscow did not have official contacts with Trump's team during the campaign. Despite knowing of the investigation, Trump appointed Flynn his first national security adviser. Sergei Kislyak. Medvedchuk denied having any contact with anyone in the Trump campaign. Putin is godfather to Medvedchuk's daughter. "Oh, I was going to fire regardless of recommendation", he said.

United States summons Turkish ambassador over violent confrontation

Video shows men wearing dark suits and others hitting and kicking protesters. According to two people with direct knowledge of the case who spoke to The Washington Post , D.C. The statement added that, "Turkey is a key NATO Ally that faces legitimate domestic security concerns emanating from ISIS, PKK, and other designated terrorist organizations".

President Trump and Saudi King Salman meet in Riyadh

President Trump and Saudi King Salman meet in Riyadh

A few hours later, Trump tweeted for the first time on global soil as president, writing "Great to be in Riyadh , Saudi Arabia". It is a markedly different message from his campaign tweet that said "Saudi Arabia and numerous countries that gave vast amounts of money to the Clinton Foundation want women as slaves and to kill gays".

Donald Trump condemns special counsel for Russian Federation probe

Comey apparently kept memos of his interactions with top officials and he reportedly wrote that during a conversation with Trump in February, the president said of the Flynn investigation, " I hope you can let this go ." . "I do think that the special prosecutor provides a sense of calm and confidence perhaps for the American people, which is incredibly important". Matthew Miller, who served as the DOJ's Director of the Office of Public Affairs under former Attorney General Eric Holder, ...

Democrats and Republicans welcome Mueller as special investigator

Reacting to the appointment, Trump earlier said a thorough investigation will prove that no such collusion took place. It immediately escalated the legal stakes - and the potential political damage - for a president who has tried to dismiss the matter as a partisan witch hunt and a "hoax".