Congressional Leaders to Get Classified Briefings on Russia Probe
Congressional Leaders to Get Classified Briefings on Russia Probe
Donald Trump speaks to NRA
26 May, 2018, 02:53
And the Twitterpost on Wednesday morning referred to the new information that was revealed that there was a secret Federal Bureau of Investigation informant that met with Trump aides. Mueller took over the investigation when he was appointed in May 2017.
The mere existence of a government informant in an investigation doesn't mean a probe is tainted.
The extraordinary two meetings held Thursday were sought by Trump's GOP allies in Congress and arranged by the White House, as the president has tried to sow suspicions about the legitimacy of the FBI investigation that spawned Mueller's probe.
Cornyn, the No. 2 Republican in the Senate, said Wednesday evening that they had not yet received a response.
On Twitter, Trump suggested that the tables had turned on those investigating his campaign for possible collusion with Russian, writing: "What goes around, comes around!" He tweeted Wednesday: "SPYGATE could be one of the biggest political scandals in history!"
Speaker Paul D. Ryan, who was scheduled to travel to Texas for a fundraiser Thursday afternoon, planned to attend the noon meeting, as well, rather than the Gang of Eight session, an aide said. A writer for the conservative media website The Federalist told Carlson that "everyone knows there was a Spy" in Trump's 2016 campaign.
Trump's official explanation for firing Comey invoked a memo from Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein accusing the FBI director of misconduct in the 2016 investigation of Hillary Clinton's private email server use.
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In his tweets, Trump also quoted Andrew Napolitano, a former New Jersey Superior Court judge and frequent Fox News commentator, saying that "it's clear that they had eyes and ears all over the Trump campaign".
Former FBI director James Comey, whom Trump fired past year, also weighed in on the controversy Wednesday, chastising both the president and GOP lawmakers. She said no Democrats were invited because they had not requested the information, despite calls from lawmakers for the briefing to be bipartisan.
There was at least one indication the latter was a consideration - in an interview with Politico, Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani said on Thursday, "We want to see how the briefing went ... and how much we learned from it".
Clapper said Wednesday on ABC's "The View" that the president should welcome the use of an informant who gathered information about his campaign's Russian Federation contacts, since the goal was to gather intelligence about Moscow's nefarious plans. "They acknowledged to us orally that they understand that they can't violate the Justice Department rules". "How will Republicans explain this to their grandchildren?" tweeted Comey, a former Republican who now identifies as an independent.
Senator Mark Warner, the top Democrat on the Intelligence Committee, said "there's never been a Gang of 8 meeting with a White House presence". In particular, the presence of Nunes, who was forced to step aside from oversight of the Russian Federation investigation for much of 2017 after an ethics complaint over disclosure of classified information, raised concern from Democrats.
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As Giuliani blasted Comey as a "damn liar" and a leaker, which devolved into a argument about the legality of the former FBI director's actions, and whether his firing was the catalyst for Robert Mueller's investigation.
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Earlier Wednesday, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told lawmakers the talks were "still scheduled for June 12". Mr Trump later denied the U.S. would follow the "Libyan model" if an agreement was reached with North Korea.
Afterwards, Prince William met privately with some of the bereaved families and left a handwritten message on a Tree of Hope. People laid flowers and cards in St Ann's Square, which became a focal point for mourners after the attack .
Jean-Claude Juncker, the president of the European Commission, said the statute was being introduced to protect European firms. The other signatories to the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran have pledged to stick to its terms and urged Tehran to do the same.
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