Trump calls Comey memo leaks 'cowardly!'

But Trump's denunciations of Comey have only fueled demands that the president - who has denied asking for loyalty or asking for the investigation to be shelved - give his account under oath. Comey said he believed Trump fired him because of the Russian Federation investigation, and Trump himself cited "this Russian Federation thing" as a motivating factor for his decision to sack Comey during an interview with broadcaster NBC that aired last month.

Attorney and broadcaster joins Trump legal team

Attorney and broadcaster joins Trump legal team

A Justice Department spokeswoman said Sessions requested the open setting because "he believes it is important for the American people to hear the truth directly from him". Reed, further, said he has questions about Sessions' past meetings with Russian officials beyond those he's already declared. The Justice Department has denied that, saying Sessions stressed to Comey the need to be careful about following appropriate policies.

Comey testimony leaves question about Sessions unanswered

Instead, the president's personal attorney, Marc Kasowitz, released a statement attacking Comey that revealed the precariousness of Trump's defense. When asked at the U.S. congressional hearing why he was sacked, Comey said he did not know for sure. Besides telling Trump he wasn't under investigation, Comey had briefed congressional leaders, telling them the same thing.

Nadal captures record 10th French Open

Although Wawrinka was able to fight back some, Nadal was too much for him and quashed any chance of a comeback by taking the second set 6-3. His 10 titles in France are also the most of any player, man or woman , at any Grand Slam tournament.

Israel reportedly hacked ISIS, then Trump told Russian Federation

After top Israeli cyber-operators had penetrated a small cell of ISIS bomb makers in Syria some months ago, US Intelligence realized that the terrorist group was working on explosives that could fool airport X-ray machines by imitating perfectly innocent objects such as laptop batteries.