Putin, who still hopes Moscow can fix battered ties with the United States despite a deepening political scandal in the United States related to Trump's purported Russian Federation ties, said Moscow had rated Lavrov's meeting with Trump highly. Yet U.S. allies and some members of Congress have expressed alarm. This is where I stand, I will not be moved. Two said, however, that the Israeli operation, one of the West's best windows into ISIS, was in jeopardy in the wake of the president's disclosure. The House of Representatives can not find the President guilty of anything.
"Political risk has interrupted market optimism today following reports of a memo in which recently fired FBI Director Comey asserted that President Trump tried to kill the investigation into former White House National Security Adviser Flynn's ties with Russia", Terry Haines of Evercore ISI said in a Wednesday note.
"I think we've seen this movie before", the Arizona Republican said at a dinner to receive the International Republican Institute's Freedom Award. "Yes", he told The Hill newspaper when asked if the details of the memo if true merited impeachment.
The congressman held a press conference earlier in the week saying he believes there were three acts committed by the president that merit impeachment.
If there is legal trouble ahead for Trump, Goodman writes, it's because the facts in this case look and smell a lot like the federal offense of obstruction of justice. He also urged the lawmakers to be sober.
"Our job is to be responsible, sober, and focus only on gathering the facts", he added.
The Republican chairman of the House Oversight Committee demanded Tuesday that the FBI turn over all documents it has about communications between President Donald Trump and former FBI Director James Comey, NBC News reported. We have an obligation to carry out our oversight, regardless of which party is in the White House.
It is thought the information came from Israel through a sensitive intelligence sharing arrangement and White House officials took steps to contain the damage after the meeting, placing calls to the CIA and National Security Agency.
Ryan supported the White House. "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".
USA intelligence officials have asked NBC News and other media organizations not to report the type of equipment, where it was stolen, and the name of the city where the intelligence was gathered, because doing so could harm US national security, they say.