Trump went on to say that Comey had given a "poor, poor performance" when speaking before the Senate earlier this month.
According to reports of the memo's contents, the president asked the other people present in the Oval Office at the time, including Vice President Mike Pence and Attorney General Jeff Sessions, to leave the room.
The chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee wants ex-FBI director James Comey to testify before the panel next week.
Chaffetz noted on Twitter that he had yet to speak with Comey, who "evidently has a new" phone number. "There is an FBI investigation going on right now with all things related to Russian Federation, done by the career professionals at the FBI who are going to continue to be career professionals".
He added: "Look at the way I've been treated lately, especially by the media".
I am a voice in the wilderness but I assure you that history will vindicate me, I assure you that righteousness will prevail.
South Carolina's senior senator wants the FBI director fired by President Donald Trump to testify on reports Trump told him to drop an investigation into an aide linked to Russian Federation.
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Later, Flynn emerged as a sharp critic of Obama's handling of national security matters, while supporting Trump's long-shot run for the presidency.
In it, associates said, Comey recorded an effort by the president to get him to drop the investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn.
Flynn, who ended up being fired from the position after just 24 days, is at the center of a sprawling federal investigation into alleged Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election.
Trump himself is helping investigators put all of those pieces together, through interviews, tweets and offhand comments to reporters, said Zeidenberg.
'Officially noticed a hearing for next Wednesday at 9:30am ET with former FBI Dir Comey.
With the news of the Comey memo, Democrats have increased their talks about impeaching Trump.
However, the House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan said that he has full confidence in Trump. To date, no Republican has publicly voiced support for impeachment.При любом использовании материалов сайта и дочерних проектов, гиперссылка на обязательна.
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