James Comey was, as head of the FBI, leading an investigation into a number of Trump's associates.
The US President announced on Friday that he was being investigated for firing former FBI Director James Comey, and seemingly trained his guns on deputy attorney general accusing him of overseeing a "witch hunt" against him. What makes this discussion so weird is that not only does the President appear to be the subject of an investigation but as a factual matter there's nearly no question that he's guilty.
As special counsel, Mr. Mueller will report to the Justice Department and determine whether or not crimes were committed. "Witch Hunt" But it was Trump himself who bragged on TV to Lester Holt that he fired Comey because of the Russian Federation investigation. Mueller is also looking at whether, if any potential offenses were committed, Trump or others attempted to cover them up or obstruct the investigation into them, said one USA official on Thursday who is familiar with the rough outlines of the probe and who spoke on condition of anonymity. I believe it. Not only do I believe it, I know it. Comey testified that Trump directed him in February to drop an FBI investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn relating to the Russian Federation matter.
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It was unbelievable to me that he said in the presentation ceremony that he felt "confident" throughout the entire round today. Yet there he was on Saturday night calling his pal Brooks Koepka to give him a pep talk in advance of Sunday's final round.
"If we want to put all this behind us, let's find out what happened, put it out there, and let's not undermine the credibility of the investigation, and so my view on it is that is the best thing that could happen for the president and for the country", he told CNN. "Witch Hunt", the President tweeted.
His advisers have told how the president is increasingly angry over the investigation, yelling at television sets carrying coverage and insisting he is the target of a conspiracy. Trump got rid of Comey, in May to hamper an inquiry into his sacked national security adviser, Michael Flynn.
"You're right, Chris, I can't read the mind of the special prosecutor", Sekulow said, growing more agitated.
Trump has told associates he has the legal authority to fire Mueller. Immediately after James Comey was sacked, the White House press team denied that it was connected to the Russian Federation investigation and claimed that the decision was made because Comey mishandled the investigation into Hillary Clinton's emails.
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The mosque was closed and later reorganized and has not been associated with radical views for more than a decade. Witnesses say a white van being driven by a white man drove down Seven Sisters Road, the BBC reports .
Earlier this month, Rosenstein told The Associated Press that "if anything that I did winds up being relevant to his investigation then, as Director Mueller and I discussed, if there's a need from me to recuse, I will". "Let me be clear here", said Sekulow on MTP, "The president is not and has not been under investigation for obstruction".
Wallace quipped that Sekulow seemed not to know whether the president was being probed or not. Cohen has received a subpoena from one of the congressional committees looking into the Russian Federation issue.
Trump and his personal attorney are trying to "take down" Mueller before he finishes his investigation, Representative Adam Schiff of California, the top Democrat on House Intelligence Committee, said on ABC. Cohen has worked for Trump since the mid-2000s and was active in the campaign.
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This was a match either could have won, but Mexico will be more pleased with the result than Portugal will be. The first goal of the after noon came from Portugal's Quaresma with the assist by Ronaldo in the 34th minute.
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