House oversight panel calls for May 24 hearing with Comey


The report, on Tuesday night, added to the chaotic atmosphere in Washington following Trump's firing of Comey on May 9 and a separate report that Trump gave sensitive information to Russian officials. The memo, read by an anonymous source, was about Comey's meetings with President Trump.

The administration spent the first half of Tuesday defending Trump's disclosure of classified information to senior Russian officials.

Following a week of nonstop bombshell reports regarding President Donald Trump, former FBI Director James Comey and the leak of highly classified information to Russian diplomats, the House Democrats are going to hold a news conference to discuss all of these topics and chart a path forward.

Ryan supported the White House.

"The appointment of former FBI director and respected lawyer Robert Mueller as special counsel for the Russian Federation investigation is a positive development and will provide some certainty for the American people that the investigation will proceed fairly and free of political influence", Senator Richard Burr said and Mark Warner, chairman and ranking member of Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, said. Rep. Justin Amash (R-Mich.) said Wednesday that if Trump did indeed ask former FBI Director James Comey to drop the bureau's investigation into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, then that would constitute grounds for impeachment, according tothe Hill's Cristina Marcos. And legal experts say it could be hard to prove the president crossed a line. NPR's Lucian Kim said the Russian leader used the word zapis, which can be translated as a "record" or "recording" - feeding speculation over Russia's own intelligence gathering that centers on the U.S. The source says Comey wanted to keep the memos in a safe place in case they came in handy down the road.

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John McCain, chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, said late Tuesday that the developments had reached "Watergate size and scale".

The president and the White House continue to deny the allegations.

Republicans and Democrats alike were eager to hear from Comey, who has increasingly emerged as a central figure in the unfolding drama.

"I can't explain the. accusations against (Trump) that he allegedly disclosed some kind of secrets to (Russian Foreign Minister Sergey) Lavrov", Putin said.

The FBI, Treasury Department, CIA, and other agencies are "examining evidence of possible contacts, money transfers and business relationships between a variety of Trump associates and Russian officials".

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His remarks to TV news anchors came one day after Trump launched his Pity Party at the U.S. I think it shows division, and it shows that we're not together as a country.

Trump is preparing to leave town Friday on his first foreign trip, and aides have been hopeful the journey will be a chance for the administration to get back on track after weeks of chaos and distractions.

"The conversation dealt with a few issues that needed to be concluded regarding President Trump's visit to Israel", Haaretz quoted an anonymous source.

US media have reported that during his May 10 meeting with Lavrov, Trump disclosed highly classified information received from a USA ally - reportedly Israel - about a planned operation by the extremist group Islamic State.

Such sentiments echo Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova, who took again to social media on Tuesday to chastise US journalism.

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