Ryan told reporters and members of his conference that he wanted to have the facts before judging the memo. "Our job is to get the facts and to be sober about doing that".
President Donald Trump declared himself the victim of the "greatest witch hunt" in American political history Thursday and slapped down accusations he tried to quash a probe into collusion between his campaign team and Russian Federation.
The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee invited Comey to testify next Wednesday. Trump told the Russians details of the plot that the US had received from a partner country.
"If true, these memoranda raise questions as to whether the president attempted to influence or impede the FBI's investigation as it relates to Lt. Gen. Flynn", Chaffetz wrote.
Some legal analysts have said Trump's possible pressure on Comey to end the Flynn probe and his decision to fire the FBI chief in the midst of the agency's investigation of the Russian Federation matter could amount to obstruction of justice, a charge that could be invoked in any attempt to impeach Trump and remove him from office.
PTI blames Sharif for ICJ stay of Jadhav execution
The International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Thursday ordered Pakistan to stay the execution of Yadav convicted of spying. Last week, after India challenged the death sentence, Pakistan was asked by the International Court to put it on hold.
Russian Federation has denied USA intelligence agencies' conclusion that it interfered in the election campaign to try to tilt the vote in Trump's favour.
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is scheduled to meet privately with all members of the Senate on Thursday to discuss his role in firing Comey last week.
Putin, who still hopes Moscow can fix battered ties with the United States despite a deepening political scandal in the United States related to Trump's purported Russian Federation ties, said Moscow had rated Lavrov's meeting with Trump highly.
Ryan endorsed the House Oversight committee's request for the Federal Bureau of Investigation turn over all documents and recordings that detail communications between Comey and Trump.
It is thought the information came from Israel through a sensitive intelligence sharing arrangement and White House officials took steps to contain the damage after the meeting, placing calls to the CIA and National Security Agency. "It also means more questions about the administration's ability to garner enough Republican, let alone bipartisan support, for the policy pledges for which investors are growing increasingly impatient".
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A neighborhood friend in the Bronx, Harrison Ramos, said Rojas wasn't the same when he came back from the Navy in 2014. A week ago he was arrested and charged with pointing a knife at a notary, whom he accused of stealing his identity.
"We need the facts", Ryan told reporters after Republicans huddled on Capitol Hill following explosive reports that Trump shared intelligence secrets with Russian officials, and that he pressured the director of the FBI to drop an ongoing investigation.
A key issue Mueller may have to tackle is whether Trump has committed obstruction of justice, an offence that could be used in any effort in the Republican-led Congress to impeach him and remove him from office.
Officials in Washington have said that Mr. Trump disclosed to Mr. Lavrov highly classified information provided by Israeli intelligence about a planned terrorist operation by the Islamic State extremist group.
Under current USA law, the president has the power to declassify information as he or she sees fit. Not with me, nor with representatives of Russia's intelligence services. After the news broke of the Comey memo, Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., stood in the chamber and said, "I say to all of my colleagues in the Senate - history is watching". Senator Roy Blunt, a Missouri Republican, said Trump is still positioned to bring needed change to Washington.
Speaking at a Coast Guard graduating ceremony in Connecticut, President Trump took a swipe at the media.
Ryan has full confidence in Trump
Comey about why, if this happened as he allegedly describes, why didn't he take action at the time ". "He is a good guy".
Asked how Republicans will still get their work done, Conaway said, "Well, you get up every morning, put your shoes on and go to work".
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