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James Comey Literally Tried to Hide Behind a Curtain to Avoid Trump

James Comey Literally Tried to Hide Behind a Curtain to Avoid Trump

The remarks, delivered during a luncheon with television news anchors, including PBS NewsHour's Judy Woodruff, came the day after Mueller was chosen to take over the investigation, which examines Russia's interference in the 2016 elections as well as possible ties to Trump's campaign. "Zero", he told the news conference, standing alongside Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos.

He did not provide examples or evidence of any alleged "illegal acts". He's departing having fervently denied that his campaign had collaborated with Russian Federation or that he'd tried to kill an Federal Bureau of Investigation probe of the issue - and claiming to be the most hounded president in history.

Former FBI Director James Comey, who had previously led the investigation, was sacked by Trump on May 9.

Rosenstein, the No. 2 Justice Department official, named Mueller amid mounting pressure in Congress for an independent investigation beyond existing FBI and congressional probes into the Russian Federation issue.

President Donald Trump is assailing the naming of a special counsel as "the single greatest witch hunt of a politician in American history!" I think it shows division, and it shows that we're not together as a country.




Afterward, Republican Senator Lindsey Graham told reporters that "everything he said was that you need to treat this investigation as if it may be a criminal investigation".

The White House Counsel's office represents the presidency, but aides are making the case to Trump that he needs an outside legal team for this probe.

Burr told reporters Thursday about the response from Flynn's lawyer.

"And he said that ever since, the President had been trying to be chummy in a fashion that Comey felt was created to absorb him into Trump's world - to make him part of the team". Dems seek meeting with Ivanka Trump on women's health Nunes still viewing Russia intel after recusal: report House held back ObamaCare repeal bill for potential second vote MORE (R-Wis.) on Thursday said the appointment of a special counsel to probe Russian election meddling will not interfere with ongoing investigations being conducted by lawmakers.

Across town, Rosenstein was briefing the Senate about his decision to appoint former FBI Director Robert Mueller to lead the independent Trump-Russia probe.


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