"We should all be grateful to Rod for that decision", McCabe said. "I don't know who gave you that", Trump told reporters when asked about the story. "It was simply Rod thinking off the top of his head - this is a thing that could be done".
McCabe was sacked in March of past year by Sessions after the Justice Department's inspector general concluded he had lied to investigators about his interactions with the media. He really looks to me like sort of a poor man's J. Edgar Hoover. "And in my estimation, the best way to speak out, the best way to present the way my thoughts about how I think this president is undermining the role of law enforcement, undermining the role of our intelligence infrastructure, and negatively impacting the men and women of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and across the intelligence agencies' ability to protect this country on a daily basis, that's something that - an argument that I felt like I had to make in a thoughtful way in that book". Lindsey O. Graham (R-S.C.), chairman of the Judiciary Committee, has said he plans to investigate the matter.
The former Intelligence Director, who worked under Barack Obama, said there are concerns within the intelligence community about Trump's relationship with Putin.
The Justice Department said Whitaker stands by his testimony. A Justice Department inspector general report ― the conclusion of which McCabe disputes ― found that McCabe lacked candor about authorizing a subordinate to talk to the press for a story during the 2016 campaign. "The deputy attorney general never authorized any recording that Mr. McCabe references". The discussions raised questions about whether the president was willing to offer pardons to influence their decisions about whether to plead guilty and cooperate in the Mueller investigation.
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Kwon, who has headed LG's home appliances unit since 2015, was tapped to lead the troubled mobile business unit late past year . We've heard plenty of rumors and speculation about the LG G8 ThinQ but not too much about the LG V50 ThinQ at this point.
Trump urged acting attorney general to put ally on hush payments probe
Cohen has been sentenced to three years in prison for tax evasion and other crimes he said were undertaken at Trump's bidding. That investigation resulted in Cohen pleading guilty to bank fraud, tax fraud and campaign finance violations.
May, Juncker to meet again on Brexit Wednesday
The meeting, on the issue of the Irish backstop , was described as "productive" but Mr Barnier "expressed concerns". May's spokesperson said the prime minister was "working hard to secure legally binding changes" to the backstop.
McCabe has not alleged that recording the president was ever authorized.
"He called Representative Jim Jordan, a conservative Republican from OH, and told him the party needed "to go play offense, ' Mr. Gaetz recalled in an interview", the report said". He said he then notified Rosenstein, and Rosenstein "was very interested in why we thought we needed to do that".
"I didn't know what was going on", Skeans told the BBC. "He had many opportunities to do so". McCabe disputes that finding and his attorney said on Thursday McCabe plans to file a civil lawsuit soon challenging his dismissal.
"It's a remarkable investigation, and it's one that's produced tangible meaningful results", McCabe said. "There ought to have been a special counsel for Hillary Clinton". "I think it's undeniable that those actions had an impact on the election".