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Putin offers to give Congress notes of Trump's meeting

18 Mai 2017

No politician in history. has been treated worse or more unfairly.

House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan insisted the Republican legislative agenda was not becoming paralyzed. That came hours after The New York Times reported on a memo authored by Comey that said Trump asked the then-FBI director end his investigation into Flynn.

Trump has denied that he asked Comey to close the FBI investigation into Flynn.

There is no sign the FBI's Russian Federation investigation is closing. This one story is significant enough and will lead to more allegations of Trump obstructing justice. President Gerald Ford pardoned Nixon in 1974 to spare him and the country from having to re-live the Watergate scandal in a historic trial of a former president. And he is a member of the Democratic minority, which has little power to move ahead on investigations or to begin proceedings to remove the president from office. "I hope you can let this go".

Someone like Garland would "create a kind of wow factor that the president fully understands the role of the Federal Bureau of Investigation director", McConnell added. Slowly, they're starting to break from the president and demanding more information from the White House, which they say has kept them in the dark on potentially leaked classified material.

Jonathan Turley, a law professor at George Washington University, said Trump would have some lines of defense.

The New York Times report, also confirmed by the Associated Press, has emerged amid controversy that Trump revealed highly classified information to Russian officials.

A US Congressman says he will formally call for President Donald Trump to be impeached on Wednesday.

But the reports - both rebutted by Trump's team - add to a mounting perception of an administration in a perpetual state of chaos.

Chaffetz told Fox News it is too early in the investigation to go for an independent approach, "because I don't that think those would truly be quote-unquote 'independent.' The system we have in place has worked for a couple hundred years, and I think we need to give it a shot". "That is what Congress does in conducting oversight of the executive branch", he said. Ryan stuck to that line and told reporters on Wednesday he still has confidence in Trump.

"We have an arrangement with America which is unique to the world of intelligence sharing", said the official who spoke on condition of anonymity. "To date, the process of political struggle in the United States of concern to us, because it is hard for us to imagine what the people who generate such nonsense on the basis of inciting anti-Russian sentiments, can think of next", Putin said.

Russian Federation not only tampered in our election, but now we're supposed to believe that they're going to provide us with actual factual transcripts from a meeting Putin requested?

Whether a sitting president can be indicted for a crime is a question that is not answered by either the Constitution or by Supreme Court cases, but many legal scholars believe impeachment is the only way to hold a president accountable for misconduct.

The newspaper said Comey was in the Oval Office that day with other national security officials for a terrorism threat briefing. According to the report, Comey created a memo that outlined the president's appeal shortly after a dinner meeting on February 14. John Cornyn. However, on Tuesday he told the Trump administration he is no longer interested in the role.

The latest allegation has rocked United States politicians with Senator John McCain describing the drama as "of Watergate size and scale".

"So the committee can consider that question and others, provide, no later than May 24, 2017, all memoranda, notes, summaries, and recordings referring to or relating to any communications between Comey and the president".

Putin offers to give Congress notes of Trump's meeting