Pence announced his travel plans Thursday as he spoke at a conference in Miami focused on Central America.
The obstruction of justice investigation into Trump began days after Comey was sacked on May 9, according to people familiar with the matter, the Washington Post said.
Less than a month after President Trump hired an outside lawyer to deal with inquiries related to the Russian Federation investigations, Vice President Mike Pence has followed suit. He also served as special counsel to Virginia Sen.
Pence retained Richard Cullen, a former US Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia.
Senate GOP, Dems agree on new sanctions on Russia During the presidential campaign, Trump said that he was open to revisiting sanctions imposed by the Obama administration . Top Democrats and Republicans announced the deal as an attachment to an Iran sanctions bill already under consideration.
Cullen also served as special counsel to U.S. Senator Paul Trible (R-VA) during the Iran-Contra investigation and was on the staff of Rep. M. Caldwell Butler (R-VA) during the Watergate investigation. The law firm referred questions back to the vice president's office.
Pence's visit comes the morning after President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump made a similar trip to MedStar Hospital. Special counsel Robert Mueller and several congressional committees are investigating possible ties between the Trump campaign and suspected Russian efforts to sway the election in Trump's favor.
The president denies doing anything wrong and has called the investigations a "witch hunt". He delivered an on-camera statement sharply criticizing James Comey after the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director's recent testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee.
According to his McGuireWoods bio page, Cullen is "frequently called on to conduct confidential internal investigations to assist corporations in assessing the risk of criminal prosecution or regulatory enforcement".
Trump cited that, as his outside lawyer has as well, as evidence that there was no collusion or obstruction in his administration. When asked whether the president would be willing to speak under oath to his version of those events, Trump said , "100 percent".
This loss is particularly embarrassing for May because she called for the elections three years sooner than required. But EU budget commissioner Guenther Oettinger said May was now likely to be a "weak" partner.
A beaming Calvert-Lewin said: 'It is hard to put into words what that feeling is like when the referee blew the final whistle. Praise has been heaped on Carlisle's Paul Simpson after he led his young England side to victory in the Under 20s World Cup.
Muguruza spoke afterwards of how baking helps her to relax away from the court: "I know in Wimbledon I will go to the same house". Next up against Nadal is 20th-seeded Pablo Carreno Busta , who knocked off No. 5 Milos Raonic 4-6, 7-6 (2), 6-7 (6), 6-4, 8-6.
Warmbier was on a New Year's Eve tour in North Korea, en route to Hong Kong, where he was to do a January study-abroad trip. The Department of State continues to have discussions with the DPRK regarding three other USA citizens reported detained.
The New York Police Department has identified a person of interest in an odd attack that took place at a Bronx deli. Police say the 21-year-old employee was behind the counter at the stadium gourmet deli at the time.
New Zealand gave about $215,000 of aid to North Korea between 2008 and 2016 via a fund administered by its embassy in Seoul . Separately, former National Basketball Association (NBA) star Dennis Rodman is expected to arrive in North Korea on Tuesday.
Camille Cosby sat stoically in the first row behind her husband of 53 years at the defence table, about 30 feet from Constand. Cosby has pleaded not guilty to three counts of aggravated indecent assault, a charge that carries up to 10 years in prison.
Kiwi Scott Dixon has been involved in another IndyCar crash, this time at the Texas Motor Speedway on Sunday (NZ time). James Hinchcliffe got loose after making contact with Tony Kanaan , who appeared to move up the track into him.
While the Seahawks have not officially announced is weight, the firm that represents Lacy confirmed he made his weight. Lacy has been participating in OTAs on a limited basis as he continues to recover from an ankle injury. "Challenges.
Pakistan win toss, opt to field against England
Hitting boundaries proved hard , however, and a clearly frustrated Hales, on 13, spooned Rumman Raees to cover with a loose drive. Pakistan booked their place in the Champions Trophy final with a crushing eight-wicket win over England in Cardiff yesterday.
Report details how scammers are abusing App Store & Search Ads
He confirmed on Sensor Tower , a site that provides estimates of app revenue, that this app's estimated revenue was $80,000/month. However, some social-networking apps have likened Apple's tactic to arm-twisting, as reported by the Wall Street Journal .
Germany: number of Britons granted citizenship quadruples
On average, only 1.6 per cent of all applications for German citizenship that are granted come from European Union countries. Turks were the biggest group, with 16,290 becoming German - a 17.3% drop, following declines in previous years.
Sears to cut 400 full-time jobs, mostly at corporate office
The majority of the eliminated positions are from the corporate offices at the headquarters in Hoffman Estates , Illinois. That requires the company to optimize its store footprint as well as operate an organization that is simpler and leaner.
Why Chris Evans signed on to return for Avengers 4
The actor, who is current filming Avengers: Infinity War overseas , nodded to his dwindling contract with Marvel Studios. Captain America wasn't Evans's first superhero role, though. "That it was going to be so dominating, all-encompassing".
Sessions to face sharp questions on Russia contacts
Trump's personal lawyer also challenged Comey's account, saying the president never asked for the investigation to be dropped. On March 1, The Washington Post reported that Sessions met twice with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak during the campaign.
Sessions to appear before Senate intelligence committee
Sessions had told lawmakers at his confirmation hearing in January that he hadn't met with Russians during the campaign. The deputy attorney general, Rod Rosenstein , will appear in place of Sessions at the budget review.