"Did he keep these memos?" Rubio asked. "There's no doubt that that's the questions that are going to get asked, and asked repeatedly".
The document given to NYT is based off of notes taken during the meeting, in which Trump spoke to Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, and Russian Ambassador to the US, Sergey Kislyak. House Democratsdemanded an investigation into Trump immediately after the memo was released.
Rosenstein, who on Wednesday appointeda special counsel to investigate possible Russia-Trump campaign coordination during the 2016 presidential campaign, made his appearances before Congress as Trump was preparing to leave for his first foreign trip as president.
The announcement that Mr Comey would testify followed disclosure by the Justice Department that Deputy Attorney-General Rod Rosenstein had talked with Attorney-General Jeff Sessions about replacing Mr Comey last winter, before either man had been confirmed for his post in the Trump administration.
That investigation includes examining whether there was any collusion between the campaigns and the Russian government. That was the White House's position initially after the deputy attorney general argued in a memo that Comey had erred in handling the FBI's investigation into Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton's private email server, even though Trump had praised Comey on the campaign trail past year.
A United States official briefed on the conversation saidTrump was using "pressure" he faced from Comey as a negotiating ploy to win diplomatic gains from Lavrov on issues of dispute between Washington and Moscow - namely Syria and Ukraine.
White House national security adviser H.R. McMaster underscored that point in an interview that aired Sunday, saying Trump had felt "hamstrung". He was abruptly dismissed last Tuesday by the Republican president, who said the issue was Comey's inability to lead.
He will testify after the Memorial Day holiday, May 29, though a date has not yet been set. The California Democrat said public hearings should ferret out what has been a flurry of apparently contradictory comments by numerous parties involved. Tim Scott, R-S.C. "I do think that the special prosecutor provides a sense of calm and confidence perhaps for the American people, which is incredibly important". He goes on to add, "The investigation would have always continued, and obviously the termination of Comey would not have ended it". "If so, that borders on a very serious charge".
The campaign that has come under fire from global organizations, Western democracies, and human rights organizations. Trump also told the Philippine president, "We can't let a madman with nuclear weapons on the loose like that".
The tweet also included a screen shot of text from President Trump's speech in Riyadh on Sunday to leaders of the Muslim world. Think about that: the American president went from demanding that Saudis pay us more to offering to help Saudis pay us less.
On an online messenger system, Choi told Reuters , "He said he and his colleagues were running tests for ransomware attacks ". The Sony Pictures hack in 2014 and another attack on a Bangladesh bank in 2016 have both been attributed to the Lazarus.
Hashem Abedi had been in touch with attacker Salman Abedi, Bin Salem said. "I haven't seen police come to his house". Earlier Tuesday, ISIS claimed responsibility for the attack, but offered no evidence to support its claim.
He's a passionate player, but seldom is it on display in as outwardly a fashion as it was following their Game 3 victory. Bradley admitted Friday's lopsided loss left a sour taste in his mouth. "Wide-open look", Bradley said.
More than $800 billion dollars will be cut from medicaid which is a government program that helps many, and not just the poor . But many other Republican lawmakers, seeing a budget they think will be tough to sell back home, greeted it warily.
He also points out that the volume of sales fell the most for homes above $500,000, while sales of homes under $300,000 were flat. As the pace of selling decelerated, there were 5.7 months' worth of homes available, up from 4.9 months in March.
It was good to get a run-out and obviously make my first appearance of the season after a long, long injury. I have until Saturday to decide [about a formation change]. "I owe this to this team and to this club".
Abbas said the Palestinians "are committed to working with [Trump] to reach a historic peace deal between us and Israel". We need to understand the situation as one where there's an occupier and an occupied.
A right-wing corner was headed down by Chris Smalling, and Mkhitaryan reacted quickest with a very smart finish. The Armenian said: "Thank you to my team-mates because without them I couldn't score so many goals".
LeBron, Cavs try to shake 'weird' loss in Game 3 to Celtics
With their loss to Boston in Game 3, the Cavaliers saw a 13-game SU win streak during the playoffs come to a close . "It happens. Indeed, Cleveland missed 15-of-17 long-range shots in the second half after nailing 14-of-22 in the first and second quarters.
Trump meets with Abbas in West Bank
Back in Jerusalem , Trump gave a speech at the Israel Museum , where he said "my administration will always stand with Israel ". Before Trump , no sitting president had ever visited the religious site, likely due to questions over the status of Jerusalem .
James passes Jordan, Cavs back in Finals with 135-102 win
In the last four minutes and 50 seconds of the third quarter, Cleveland turned a three-point deficit into a seven-point lead. Celtics: Injured point guard Isaiah Thomas led his teammates in a pregame huddle before they took the court for warmups.
Ariana Grande London dates cancelled after Manchester bombing
Abedi died in the bombing, which claimed the lives of at least 22 victims and injured dozens more - many of whom were children. After leaving school, he went on to begin a business and management course in 2014 at the nearby University of Salford.
Arsenal must ensure Sanchez, Ozil stay, says Cech
The 2016/17 season has been the most productive season of his career having scored 29 goals in all competitions. "I think their behaviour let Arsenal down in that period", said Keown, speaking on BT Sport.
Former Fox News chief Roger Ailes dies at 77
Sherman also tweeted out that , "A Fox News employee who'd been sexually harassed by Ailes said this morning, "Justice". Ailes left Fox with a tarnished legacy over allegations of sexual harassment .
Trump draws ire for message at Holocaust museum
True to form, Trump's note was blunt and appeared a bit rushed. "(He forgot: "See you next summer")", wrote Raoul Wootliff . He also expressed firm support for Israel . 'We pledge never to be defenseless against that hatred again, ' he said.
Manchester bombing victim, 8, was "a beautiful little girl"
The teenager's friends quickly began shared pictures of Callander on social media, using the hashtag #manchesterattack. Further details were not immediately available, though a GoFundMe page was quickly established in Atkinson's memory.