With Mueller investigating Russia's meddling in the 2016 presidential election and its potential collusion with the Trump campaign - as well as possible obstruction of justice by Trump himself - the president maintained his innocence. On June 8, Comey testified before the Senate Intelligence Committee that Donald Trump asked him to drop an investigation into his former national security adviser, Michael Flynn.
Trump also claimed he had always told a "straight story" about whether he recorded his private conversations with Comey. That probe is also expected to explore the circumstances of Trump's firing of Comey on May 9 and whether that dismissal was an attempt to obstruct the Russian Federation probe.
During the Fox interview, Mr Trump also questioned the impartiality of special counsel Robert Mueller, who is leading the probe into Russia's meddling in the USA election and the possible collusion with the Trump campaign. The president's earlier suggestion that he had tapes that he now says never existed undercuts him, Robenalt said.
At an off-camera briefing for White House reporters, spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders attempted to put the issue to bed.
After the report, Trump tweeted that Comey had "better hope that there are no tapes" before he "starts leaking to the press".
Fox News' Ainsley Earhardt also teed up Trump to complain about Mueller's team, which includes several lawyers who have given money to Democrats and one who represented the Clinton Foundation in a racketeering lawsuit brought by Larry Klayman, the Clinton-trolling head of Freedom Watch.
Trump has also repeatedly claimed that millions of illegal immigrants voted in the last election, with no proof.
By firing Comey, Trump landed himself in even more serious trouble.
"I think the president has played the media like a fiddle for two and a half years", said Florida Sen.
By flattering Trump, and inflating his ego, Fox News may have added to evidence that Trump obstructed justice. "You know, health care is a very hard situation".
President Donald Trump has questioned the impartiality of special counsel Robert Mueller, who is leading the probe into Russia's meddling in the USA election and possible collusion with the Trump campaign.
The Trump Administration has moved to accommodate the President's dubious rhetoric in other ways. The foreign surveillance was eventually passed on to American spies, who acceded to demands from the West Wing of the Obama White House and handed over transcripts of conversations and names of participants. Spicer echoed Trump's comments, saying the reference to "tapes" in Trump's tweet simply reflected Trump's desire for "the truth to come out".
No tapes were ever uncovered, but Comey later revealed during a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing that he orchestrated the release of a memo that detailed conversations between him and the president.
His tweet came a day before he was required by Congress to hand over any such tapes.
"It's basically trying to tell Comey, 'Don't say anything, '" O'Sullivan, now a law professor at Georgetown University, said.
The entire Australia side that took all before them in the 2000s was made up of big egos, but they were able to make it work. The last date for submission of applications has been extended till July 9, the board confirmed.
According to numerous film analysts, Wonder Woman is still going strong and stun everyone with a mind-boggling numbers. The dynamic duo of Gadot and Jenkins is more proof that Hollywood studios can entrust big budget productions to women.
Later, Chief Minister N Biren and Prakash Javadekar flagged off "Run for Yoga" to encourage people to practice Yoga in the State. It not only enhances tastes of food items, but also ensures the body's well being", he said.
Aigboje Ikhuoria reports that some residents in Benin City donated blood as part of the commemoration of the day. "Give Now. The Phoenix Red Cross is urging people to donate blood as there tends to be a drop in donations over the summer.
Riffle said it is a good opportunity for individuals, but also for groups such as Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, and 4-H clubs. The group will only use battery backup and solar power, conditions similar to what one would find in a natural disaster.
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However, Gasquet was able to come through that match in three sets, before defeating Bernard Tomic 6-3 6-3 in the second round . He will now play the victor of the other semi-final between Frenchman Richard Gasquet and local favourite Alexander Zverev .
Asked if he will be joining Manchester City , Alves said: " Well, everybody knows about my admiration for Guardiola ". I've left the work to my representatives, and they've said they'd talk to me once they found a resolution.
The Post reported that the FBI considered the document bad intelligence and possibly even a fake sent to confuse the bureau. The Clinton campaign was terming the investigation, which was in fact an investigation , a "matter ".
Mark Arnett told CNN that according to the mother, the children were playing in a back room of their home when they disappeared. Authorities were called to the home at about 4 p.m. when the mother said she had discovered them unresponsive in the vehicle .
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A Washington Post reporter said that Hodgkinson's Facebook page was "an extended screed against Trump ". The Capitol Police officers were present because Scalise is a member of the congressional leadership.
New Zealand pick up where they left off
Spithill criticised race officials, claiming the Kiwi syndicate are getting a few "soft" penalties going their way at the regatta. This is the first time cyclists have powered a boat in the Americas Cup match.
Blue Jays-Royals Runs
The Blue Jays' Josh Donaldson dives but misses the ball during Friday night's game in Kansas City. While Happ was smoking Royals, Toronto stitched together a tidy lead the non-homer way.