This is information that does tie directly into the Robert Muller investigation.
Trump's broadside came a day after Comey spoke amid Trump's continuing insistence that the Federal Bureau of Investigation had spied on his campaign during the 2016 election - an episode Trump has dubbed "spygate".
Trump's latest broadsides set the stage for an unusual decision by the White House to arrange a briefing about classified documents for just two Republican House members, both Trump allies, in a meeting expected Thursday, as Trump and his supporters in Congress press for information on the outside informant.
A solid plurality of this contingent continue to avert their eyes from the facts and dismiss the claims of misconduct as peddled by tinfoil-hat conspiracy theorists.
"Well I'd actually say, how is he going to explain to his grandchildren all of the lies, the deceit, all of the problems he has caused for this country".
A congressional source told ABC the network that Flood and Kelly delivered remarks at the top of the second meeting, "it was expressed to them how inappropriate their presence was".
The informant, an American academic who served in past Republican administrations, approached at least three Trump campaign advisers who had been in contact with suspected Russian agents.
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But those events were "not the big one" is the reason of the interactions between hot rock and groundwater, Coombs said Tuesday. The volcano has been violently erupting since the beginning of the month, its deadly lava spreading into residential areas .
Sanders said FBI Director Christopher Wray, National Intelligence Director Dan Coats and Justice Department official Edward O'Callaghan will meet with House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes and House Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Trey Gowdy.
"They also conveyed the President's understanding of the need to protect human intelligence services and the importance of communication between the branches of government", the statement said.
However, Adam Schiff, the top Democrat on the House intelligence committee, eventually joined them after an outcry that the meeting would be partisan.
The FBI has, until now, resisted turning over the documents for fear of revealing confidential sources and methods.
We are told that Mr. Trump can not be allowed to have any say over the Justice Department's actions, since this might make him privy to sensitive details about an investigation into himself.
Some in federal law enforcement and intelligence agencies blame President Donald Trump for raising questions in the public's mind about whether they can be trusted.
Committee Chairman Devin Nunes, an ardent Trump supporter, originally demanded the information on an FBI source in the Russian Federation investigation.
President Donald Trump talked to visiting South Korean President Moon Jae-in as he departed the White House in Washington on Tuesday.
Sen. Chuck Schumer of NY, the top Senate Democrat, continued to push Thursday morning for the first meeting to be scrapped altogether, calling Nunes a "known partisan" out to undermine Mueller's investigation. I don't understand that in the specific case of Stefan Halper, whose "spy work" seems to have involved little more than schmoozing ancillary members of Trump's campaign, but I understand it in the broader context.