Just last week, Grassley welcomed Trump's firing of Comey, and told critics to 'Suck it up and move on, ' in an appearance on Fox News.
Comey wrote that Trump asked him to drop a probe of former national security adviser Michael Flynn, a day after the president dismissed Flynn.
Chairman Richard Burr, a North Carolina Republican, and Vice Chairman Mark Warner, a Democrat from Virginia, said they have asked Comey to testify before the panel in both open and closed sessions.
As for Comey, whom Trump fired last week, the FBI director wrote in a memo after a February meeting at the White House that the new president had asked him to shut down the FBI's investigation of Flynn and his Russian contacts, said a person who had read the memo.
The letter came after the Senate Intelligence Committee made a similar request for Comey's memos. Those associates said despite Trump's tweet suggesting he had "tapes" of his conversations with Comey, the White House has produced no such evidence.
Julian Assange probe dropped by Swedish prosecutors
WikiLeaks tweeted: "UK refuses to confirm or deny whether it has already received a U.S. extradition warrant for Julian Assange". United States authorities have prepared charges to seek his arrest, U.S. officials familiar with the matter told CNN last month.
The questions about Trump's conduct were clearly on his mind when he told graduates at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy that "no politician in history, and I say this with great surety, has been treated worse or more unfairly". Spicer told the gaggle that that Trump recently spoke with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, but he insisted that it was about Trump's upcoming trip overseas, and not about how Trump's leaked intelligence reportedly came from the Israelis.
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.Democrats and Trump's fellow Republicans widely praised Mueller's appointment. He's had unprecedented obstruction from the Democrats and the media.
Trump fired Comey on May 9. The statement describes The New York Times account as "not a truthful or accurate portrayal of the conversation between the president on Mr. Comey".
Senate Democratic leader Charles Schumer called for appointment of a special prosecutor to take charge of an independent investigation.
"We need to rally around our president right now".
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Hamilton was not about to give up, however, and after gaining once more on the Ferrari he seized his opportunity on the 44th lap. I don't know how we managed to lose that", said Vettel. "He drove a fantastic race but I can understand how he feels".
White House Denial No one from the administration would respond to the memo on the record.
Representative Barbara Comstock of Virginia, whose district is home to large numbers of Federal Bureau of Investigation and CIA employees, said Trump's disclosure of classified intelligence to the Russians is "highly troubling".
"On its face, this is a textbook prima facie case of an attempt to obstruct justice", concluded Sen.
Rocked by days of damaging developments, President Donald Trump's White House is looking ahead to the president's upcoming foreign trip - and trying to get his plane in the air with as little additional turbulence as possible.
Green Machine is back, Deere posts a big 1Q and ups outlook
Looking ahead, DE forecast Q3 revenues to rise 18% to about $6.92 billion, well ahead of Wall Street's $6.24 billion outlook. Shares of Deere traded up 5.5% at $118.81 in the premarket Friday morning, a new 52-week high if it holds after the bell.