The memo, which threatens criminal prosecution for failure to comply, was issued the same day it was revealed Vice PresidentMike Penceretained a criminal lawyer to represent him in the multiple ongoing investigations. "Witch Hunt", the president wrote in his tweet.
At this point, one wonders if there's going to be anyone left in federal government who isn't somehow tainted by the Russian Federation stench, even if it only involves one penned memo.
Trump had previously boasted that he was not personally under investigation, and Comey said the president had repeatedly pressured him to publicly clear him.
"They made up a phony collusion with the Russians story, found zero proof, so now they go for obstruction of justice on the phony story".
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) responded to President Donald Trump's freaky Friday statement that appeared to confirm he's the subject of an obstructive of justice investigation, urging Congress to take precautions against any presidential interference.
Mr. Mueller's investigation appeared to be reaching a circle of current and former officials.
Trump "believes that he has the power to fire anyone in government he chooses and for any reason", said Representative Adam Schiff, whose committee is also investigating Russia-Trump ties.
Mueller's investigation also includes the question of whether Trumptried to obstruct justice.
The EIA expects US output to grow by 460,000 bpd in 2017, while OPEC forecasts USA production to increase by 800,000 bpd in 2017. With supplies plentiful, strong demand is needed to drive the market, but there are signs of a slowdown.
In March 2016, the also bought Hayneedle in March 2016, and Zappos-style shoe retailer ShoeBuy for $70 million from IAC. Women's online retailer ModCloth drew a similar negative reaction after it was snapped up by Walmart earlier this year.
Johanna Konta moved closer to a first WTA title on home soil after booking a spot in the Aegon Open semi-final in Nottingham. The 26-year-old Konta then fought back to win five of the next six games to close out the win.
New Zealand is now without a win in four trips to the Confederations Cup , and next plays Mexico on Wednesday in Sochi. The goal was initially awarded to Denis Glushakov before it was ruled as an own goal upon review.
The Korean jumped out to 13-10 after the break only to see Srikanth's powerful smashes helping the Indian to come back for 14-14. Prannoy secured quarterfinals after trashing the defending champion Lee Chong Wei from Malaysia in the qualifying round.
As of Tuesday they had raised $23,618, which is down from previous years heading into the relay, the major fundraiser of the year. The slogan this year for the relay in Mount Forest is "finish the fight". "When they walk, they have a goal ".
Scientists were absolutely floored by a groundbreaking discovery that could change our understanding of quantum physics. . The current satellite is not quite ready for use in practical quantum communication systems, though, according to Pan.
The city's mayor, Chris Coleman, ordered community centers to remain open for public discussions, and appealed for calm. During the stop, the former cafeteria worker informed Yanez that he was carrying a gun just moments before he was shot.
The USS Dewey and several Navy aircraft will work with the Japanese Coast Guard to find the missing crew members. Japanese and US search vessels and aircraft fanned out across waters off Japan's Izu peninsula south of Tokyo.
David Njoku signs rookie contract with Browns
The team had been expected to provide an update on Garrett, but the only new development is that he's still undergoing evaluation. I have a big smile on my face, and I will just wait and let him show everybody before I talk about it".