President Donald Trump on Saturday said the idea that he ever worked for Russian Federation was "insulting", and he slammed a New York Times article regarding his potential ties to Russian Federation as "the most insulting article". The facts presented in the Times report are, in reality, far more damning of the Federal Bureau of Investigation than of Trump.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who was Central Intelligence Agency director at the time the investigation was launched, declined to comment on the New York Times report, but insisted in an interview with CBS that "the notion that President Trump is a threat to American national security is absolutely ludicrous".
Trump responded, "I think it's the most insulting thing I've ever been asked". "I think it's the most insulting article I've ever had written, and if you read the article you see that they found absolutely nothing".
Durbin, a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, called on Sen.
The Post reported that the White House spokesperson added that the Trump administration "has imposed significant new sanctions in response to Russian malign activities". Warner accused the White House of being very slow to put in place the penalties.
But it held off on opening an investigation until the president sacked Comey, who refused to pledge allegiance to Trump and roll back the nascent Russian Federation investigation.
Trump tweeted early Saturday that the report showed that the FBI leadership "opened up an investigation on me, for no reason & with no proof" after he had fired Comey.
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Naughty America spokesman Jack London said the company "has run into no issues allowing adult content to be shown at CES". One major company that you won't find at CES is Apple Inc., which opts to produce its own announcements of new products.
Days after the FBI launched the investigation, it was taken over by Mueller as part of his broader probe. According to the story, Trump's actions included "taking possession of the notes of his own interpreter and instructing the linguist not to discuss what had transpired with other administration officials", such as former National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster.
It's unclear if President Donald Trump will attempt to declare executive privilege, but such proclamations are isolated to "functions or decision-making processes of the executive branch, according to Cornell Law School".
"This is just at odds with how presidents have conducted diplomacy for decades and decades in the United States", said Washington Post reporter Greg Miller in a Sunday interview with NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro on Weekend Edition.
Representative Eliot L. Engel, chairman of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, said it will hold hearings on the "mysteries swirling" around Trump's relationship with the Russian president.
And Trump's former presidential campaign chair, Paul Manafort, has been convicted in one case brought by Mueller and pleaded guilty in another, over financial crimes related to his work in Ukraine before the 2016 campaign, and for witness tampering.
On Thursday, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin insisted that the Trump administration would keep tight control on companies linked to Deripaska, despite the decision to ease restrictions.