Democrats Going to Do Whatever It Takes to Impeach Trump
Democrats Going to Do Whatever It Takes to Impeach Trump
18 May, 2017, 09:40
House Speaker Paul Ryan noted Wednesday three Congressional investigations, and he downplayed the need for another.
It's important to keep in mind that just a few days before Trump fired him, Comey went to the Justice Department and asked for more money to ramp up the investigation.
In addition Trump is facing pointed questions about his discussions with Russian diplomats during which he is reported to have disclosedclassified information.
In a weird twist on Wednesday, Russian President Vladimir Putin offered to turn over to Congress records of Trump's discussions.
In the meantime the House has a duty to start digging right now into Trump's seemingly impeachable offenses before any more potentially irreparable harm is done to our national security.
Asked if he still has full confidence in the president, Ryan said, "I do". Yet U.S. allies and some members of Congress expressed concern bordering on alarm.
Republicans and Democrats alike were eager to hear from Mr Comey, who has increasingly emerged as a central figure in the unfolding drama.
Warner would not say if Comey had accepted the committee's invitation - sent Wednesday - but said he was confident Comey will appear. And the Senate Intelligence Committeesent a letter to Comey asking him to appear before them in both closed and open sessions.
Mr Putin told a news conference that he would be willing to turn over notes of Mr Trump's meeting with the Russian diplomats if the White House agreed.
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A series of toughly-worded letters from Chaffetz and Cummings uncovered information in March that Flynn was paid more than $33,000 from RT, the Russian television network branded a propaganda outlet by US intelligence agencies. "I don't think that we know exactly what happened", he said, calling for investigations into the Comey memo and whether Trump associates were involved in Russian attempts to influence the 2016 election. "It is essential that we find new leadership for the Federal Bureau of Investigation that restores public trust and confidence in its vital law enforcement mission", Trump states in a letter addressed to Comey.
During recess, Ryan made some public appearances and did an interview last Wednesday with Fox News, in which he largely defended Trump's decision to let go of Comey.
Questions over the discussion come amid reports Mr Trump asked former FBI director James Comey to drop an investigation into ex-national security adviser Michael Flynn and his ties to Moscow. There is a broader probe into possible collusion between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign, as well as a separate investigation into Mr Flynn.
January 22, 2017: Two days after taking office, Trump appears to single out Comey at a White House reception to thank law enforcement officers and others that helped during the inauguration. Rep. Jason Chaffetz, the Republican chairman of a House oversight panel, vows to get copies of any memos Comey wrote about meetings with Trump, tweeting: "I have my subpoena pen ready".
"We need the memos, Comey should testify and I still believe that a special prosecutor should be named". Chris Christie, who spent much of the primary season bashing Trump and later got axed from his position as head of the transition team, came back into the White House earlier this year to lead an opioid task force.
Lawmakers won't be the only ones seeking Comey's memos. John Yang learns more about the revelation from Matt Apuzzo of The New York Times. "The White House has put out a statement very clearly with our account", he said.
The White House quickly denied the report, saying in a statement it was "not a truthful or accurate portrayal of the conversation between the president and Mr. Comey".
Trump fired Flynn on February 13, on grounds that he had misled Vice President Mike Pence and other officials about his contacts with Russians.
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