Soon after Comey's departure, the Justice Department appointed former FBI Director Robert Mueller as a special counsel to lead a federal investigation into allegations that Donald Trump's campaign collaborated with Russian Federation to sway the 2016 election that put him in the White House. "He's happy to testify, and he's happy to cooperate."Another source also opened up to Politico about the case, confirming that Comey's testimony can come as early as next week".
One day after Flynn's resignation in February, the president dismissed other senior national security officials attending a meeting in the Oval Office to speak privately with Comey, The New York Times reported.
Pistole has law enforcement experience spanning from 1983 until 2010, and was named deputy for former Federal Bureau of Investigation director, now Special Counsel, Robert Mueller, in 2004, and was responsible for the FBI's counterterrorism division after 9/11.
The White House also released a damaging letter from acting Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, which Rosenstein says he wrote at the president's request, slamming Comey's conduct in the Clinton email investigation.
People close to Comey have said he wants to clear his name through public testimony.
The intelligence community said earlier this year with "high confidence" that Russian Federation interfered in last year's election in Trump's favor against Democratic challenger Hillary Clinton.
"I am seeking to better understand Comey's communications with the White House and Attorney General in such a way that does not implicate the Special Counsel's work", Chaffetz said in his responding letter, Reuters reported.
Comey and Trump's working relationship wasn't all bad.
SPORT360 MATCH PREDICTION: England go into the match as favourites, but you can not rule out New Zealand from any contest. This England team have grown up in the intervening months. "So I think they've contributed to it as a whole".
The free-speech rally organized by a conservative group called Patriot Prayer drew hundreds to a plaza near City Hall . Another wearing a "Police Lives Matter" T-shirt said she wanted to "reverse the lies" surrounding Trump supporters.
Collins was discussing Comey's scheduled testimony - set for Thursday - before the Senate Intelligence Committee. I didn't even really talk to him. "That's the extent of my acquaintance with Mr Flynn", he added.
Williamson's departure heralded a mini collapse by the Kiwis as they lost the remaining six wickets over the next six overs. His innings was studded with 8 fours and 3 sixes. "We bowled both sides of the wicket and it was pretty ordinary ".
Gab Marcotti provides insight into Huddersfield Town manager David Wagner as the Terriers move up to the Premier League . Speaking to Sky Sports , he said: "By the way, Ian Holloway , all the best for next season".
Many will agree these students crossed a line and forfeited the right to engage in unfettered debate, at least at Harvard . But with this action, Harvard is sending a message with a classic free-speech chill: You can say anything - but not here.
But small hardline groups, including the Maute and Abu Sayyaf, have refused to negotiate and sought to united behind IS. Lorenzana said there might have been other foreign fighters killed in the battle.
Ananya, of Fresno, California , won the Scripps National Spelling Bee on Thursday after numerous rounds against Rohan Rajeev . Vinay said she has two plans for her prize money: sharing it with her younger brother and putting it into her college account.
Over time, the "Pirates" franchise has become more reliant on overseas ticket sales, and that's certainly the case this time out. First, Alien: Covenant , according to Mojo's chart, lost almost 71 percent in grosses from its opening last weekend.
And now I know his game a lot, but I need to be in good shape and physically be stronger if we play a long match, long rallies. The world No 1 came through an absorbing contest on a sweltering Court Suzanne Lenglen 6-7 (3-7 ) 6-2 6-2 7-6 (7-3).
Piano-playing bear raids Vail apartment
A woman in Vail was surprised to discover a burly burglar had gone through her home while she was out. Hawley says the calls from media have been nonstop since the video was released.
Apple shows off watchOS 4
There are new modes, like a swimming-centric mode with automatic sets and one for high-intensity, back-to-back workouts. There's also support for audio recording in the background navigation, screen auto-rotate and native Core Bluetooth.
Casino gunman identified as problem gambler
Armeen Gomez, chief security officer at Resorts World, said witnesses at the scene had testified to seeing multiple assailants. A previous statement by Albayalde, hours after the attack was over, had said that the suspect was likely to be a foreigner.
'Wonder Woman' gross revised up to $103.1 million
Next week, Lucia Aniello, a writer and director from "Broad City", will release her bachelorette comedy " Rough Night ". The studio said Monday that the tickets sold on Sunday turned out to be even higher than it estimated over the weekend.
Djokovic, Muguzura, Nadal in action at French Open
The 14-time major victor has dropped just 20 games in four rounds so far, just one more than he lost at the same stage in 2012. Mladenovic could have company in the quarterfinals, though: Frenchwoman Caroline Garcia plays her fourth-round match Monday.
New smart speaker expected as Apple kicks off conference
Amazon just announced its AI assistant Alexa will now be able to recognize commands to set reminders and named timers. - iPhone 8. Amazon has updated its smart speaker so that it's fully functional in the build-up to the General Election.
Venus Williams exits French Open after Bacsinszky defeat
How old is she? 36? 36? Venus Williams wasn't in the most talkative of moods Sunday after a three-set loss at the French Open . With losses on Sunday by defending champion Garbine Muguruza , seven-time major victor Venus Williams and 2011 U.S.
UN Population Fund chief dies
He was married, had five children and several grandchildren. " Funeral Arrangements will be announced by the family ". He had extensive knowledge of the global and national frameworks and processes that are critical to UNFPA's work.
Ex-MMA fighter gets 36 years to life in kidnap, beating case
As Radar previously reported, Mack claimed that her ex-boyfriend walked in on her and a man named Corey Thomas on August 8, 2014. The 35-year-old Jonathan Paul Koppenhaver , who was convicted by a jury in March, will be eligible for parole in 36 years.
Zidane can stay at Real Madrid for life, says Perez
In the run-up to the final, it sounded like Juventus were favourites and were playing a team who'd reached the final by chance. We pressed a lot more and physically we won the game there too, so I'm very happy".
When is Game 3 of the NBA Finals?
With a crushing defeat behind them, the Cavs will attempt to even the series when the game tips off at 8:00 PM ET on ABC tonight. Steve Kerr was back on the bench for the Warriors in this one, which was great to see and gave the Warriors and emotional boost.