Mark Warner, the top Democrat on the Senate intelligence committee. Flynn, a retired U.S. Army lieutenant general and former director of the Defense Intelligence Agency, was paid $45,000 to speak at the event.
The Senate panel is likely to ask Mr Comey about these interactions and the allegation that Mr Trump tried to pressure him into dropping the FBI's inquiry into Mr Flynn, whose ties to both Russian Federation and Turkey are under scrutiny.
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In other remarks, she faulted Trump as he seemed close to pulling the United States out of the landmark Paris climate accord. Hillary Clinton is not getting a warm reception from Democrats after blaming her own party for her election loss.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said he barely interacted with Flynn at a dinner in Moscow in 2015.
Collins said she is particularly eager to hear what Comey has to say about his meetings with Trump, which Trump referred to in his letter terminating the Federal Bureau of Investigation director.
As FBI director, Comey was leading the agency's probe into Russian interference in last year's presidential election and into whether Trump campaign aides illegally colluded with Russia before Trump fired Comey last month. The President may attempt to assert executive privilege - that is, he may claim that a private conversation in the White House with the director of the FBI - a federal employee answerable to the President - deserves confidentiality and full protection from public disclosure. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein blasted Comey's conduct in a letter to Trump released along with his firing. I - I understand people's curiosity about our work and intense interest in it, and as Mr. King said, oftentimes, speculation about it.
Members of both houses of Congress shied away last week from predicting what Comey will say.
Saudis: OPEC May Discuss Deeper Cuts In November
Since OPEC announced the extension of production cuts, the market has continued to react bearishly with respect to the oil price. Chesapeake Energy Corporation produces natural gas, oil and natural gas liquids (NGL) in the United States.
However, legal analysts say it doesn't matter whether or not Trump will invoke executive privilege over Comey, because the action wouldn't hold up under scrutiny regardless. Normally, new management would review performance issues with existing staff before making drastic changes, so Comey has a legit beef on that point. But legal experts say Trump likely undermined those arguments because he's publicly discussed the conversations in tweets and interviews. But seeking a restraining order barring testimony by Mr. Comey, who is now a private citizen, would be unprecedented.
Warner said Sunday that the committee's broader investigation into potential collusion between Trump campaign associates and Russian officials has turned up "a lot of smoke" but still "no smoking gun". And I got up and left.
Meanwhile, Mr Robert Mueller, the special counsel investigating possible ties between the Trump election campaign and Russian Federation, is expanding his probe to assume control of a grand jury investigation into Mr Flynn, three sources told Reuters. "I don't know how they are going to respond". That they - they assessed that they really wanted Trump to win it and were working to help him win and her lose. Comey, who reportedly did not make the pledge, is said to have kept detailed memos on the encounters.
Comey is set to testify Thursday before the Senate intelligence committee.
Apple to take on Amazon and Google with its new HomePod
Google , meanwhile, previewed new speaker features such as hands-free phone calling during its software conference last month. That money can immediately be used in retail stores that take Apple Pay or can be moved to a bank account.
Information for this article was contributed by Hope Yen and Julie Pace of The Associated Press and by Jordan Robertson of Bloomberg News.
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