Also of interest to Mueller, according to the Post, are requests Trump made to Director of National Intelligence Daniel Coats and National Security Agency chief Mike Rogers in late March.
The letter said the investigation will also probe Comey's testimony that Loretta Lynch, as President Barack Obama's attorney general, had directed him to describe an FBI probe into Hillary Clinton's email practices as merely a "matter" and to avoid calling it an investigation.
To understand why Mueller wants to interview Coats and Rogers, you have to refer back to a pair of other major Washington Post scoops (from some of these same reporters). That was something that Special Consul Mueller would have to examine, Comey had said. But Trump did not do so in advance of Sessions' testimony. If it's not a threat - but a request - it could still be a crime if the threat is motivated by a corrupt purpose,"Robert Weisberg, a law professor at Stanford, told TIME last month". "It's my judgment that I was sacked because of the Russian Federation investigation", Comey said.
Investigators will also look for any statements the president may have made publicly and privately to people outside the government about his reasons for firing Comey and his concerns about the Russian Federation probe and other related investigations, people familiar with the matter said.
He declined to say whether he thought Trump sought to obstruct justice, saying that would be up to Mueller to sort out. To charge someone with obstructing justice, however, prosecutors have to prove that "the defendant corruptly endeavored to influence, obstruct, or impede" an investigation, according to legal and national-security experts at Lawfare.
She said she moved away, told him that she was not interested in a physical relationship and left the house. "Put them down. Bill Cosby is accompanied by actress Sheila Frazier (l.) and Frazier's husband, John Atchison, a celebrity hairstylist. .
And I think pretty much everyone thinks it is only a matter of time before she either resigns or is forced out by her own party. Several ministers lost their seats in Thursday's election, which saw the Conservatives lose their majority in Parliament.
Team New Zealand crossed ahead of Oracle on the third leg but Spithill squeezed through the gate mark in the lead. It was a second defeat of the day for Groupama, who had lost by almost six minutes to SoftBank earlier Thursday.
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The African-American vote - expected to be about a third of Democratic primary voters - could also help decide the contest . Bush aide Gillespie campaigned off the goodwill he established with Republicans after his narrow loss to Democratic Sen.
He said Trump reached out to him again after the inauguration but he refused to call back, shortly before he was sacked . Attorney General Jeff Sessions was in for sharp questioning by senators on the Senate Intelligence committee Tuesday.
But many Democrats have accused Sessions of misleading the Senate Judiciary Committee during his January confirmation hearing. Martin Heinrich, D-N.M., questions Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Capitol Hill in Washington , Tuesday, June 13, 2017 .
Be proactive - Use the "Flag as Inappropriate" link at the upper right corner of each comment to let us know of abusive posts. The report is the first decision in a broader review of national monuments that were created over the last two decades.
That means it will support a Conservative minority government on key votes in parliament without a formal coalition deal. This is expected to mean a softer Brexit negotiating position than may have been the case under a Conservative majority.
Modi was invited to Washington when he rang Trump in January to congratulate the new president on his inauguration. In an interview with the Wall Street Journal , Trump backed off from calling the country a currency manipulator .
British police on Tuesday named the third London Bridge attacker as an Italian national of Moroccan descent, and Itali. The threat level remains at moderate but frontline Gardaí have warned they've had no counter-terrorism training.
Should he receive a sentence of more than 18 months, he will be dishonorably discharged from national service. According to Koreaboo , currently, he in intensive care and did not regain consciousness as of yet.
Three U.S. soldiers were killed and another was wounded in eastern Afghanistan this weekend in an attack claimed by the Taliban. But over time the caps kept rising to meet the need for additional troops as the scope of the mission kept growing.
What lent significance to Xi's decision was his meeting with Indian PM Narendra Modi on the sidelines of the summit. Prime Minister at the SCO Summit set the objections of India against One Belt One Road (OBOR) right.
Zaghba's Italian mother, Valeria Collina, said her son had been radicalised online and fell into the wrong crowd in London . Questions are being raised about whether British police missed crucial warning signs that could have prevented the attack.
The actresses were laid to rest together at Forest Lawn-Hollywood Hills, a cemetery where numerous celebrities are buried. Fisher had a buildup of fat in the walls of her arteries, Los Angeles coroner's officials said in a news release.
If anything, it has exacerbated it, and it has associated our name with Saudi Arabia's tactics in Yemenis' minds. Murphy said while the vote didn't go their way , "displays the growing discomfort that the U.S.
The statement was projected on a screen in white, bold lettering along with other various statements and main points. But a prosecution expert testified there's no way to tell when Castile last smoked marijuana or whether he was high.
Pet owners who regularly take their dog to the park or doggy daycare should not be concerned and change their activities, he said. - A highly contagious virus affecting dogs made its way to North Carolina, and several cases were confirmed in the Triangle.
Khaplang had issued a statement saying that "Konyak stood steadfast for the rights of the Naga people through thick and thin". Shangyung Khaplang controlled the insurgency over a vast tract territory also known as mud and bamboo thatched hut in Taga.
In dry drowning , water is in the mouth or nose and the vocal cords spasm, trapping the water, causing the person to asphyxiate. Baby Frankie's family has since set up a GoFundMe to help raise money for the unexpected funeral costs of their son.
The jury consists of seven white women, two African-American women, two white men, and one African-American man. Attorneys will continue questioning potential jurors for a third day on Tuesday in the Ray Tensing case.
It said the Irish economy was projected to expand solidly, but growth would fall toward more sustainable rates in the near future. The Organisation of Economic Security and Development (OECD) has significantly upgraded the growth forecast for Slovenia.