Donald Trump derided claims of collusion between Moscow and his associates as "phony" on Thursday after reports that the head of a probe into Russia's alleged election meddling is investigating him for obstructing justice. He has already been subpoenaed by the House intelligence committee. Comey also testified Trump had directed him to drop a related FBI investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn. Last month, Rosenstein sent a memo to Trump raising concerns over FBI Director James Comey - concerns the White House then cited as a central reason for Comey's firing.
A source familiar with the Mueller investigation confirmed the Post report, saying an examination of possible obstruction of justice charges was "unavoidable" given Comey's testimony, although the issue may not become the main focus of the probe.
The order from the general counsel for the transition team casts a wide net on documents that could shed light on ties between Trump's presidential campaign and representatives of Russia's government.
The Washington Post, citing unidentified officials, reported on Wednesday that special counsel Robert Mueller is investigating the Republican president for possible obstruction of justice.
CBS News has learned that Daniel Coats, the Director of National Intelligence, has agreed to be interviewed by the Special Counsel's office about conversations he may have had with the president about the Russian Federation investigation.
"The message the president is sending through his tweets is that he believes the rule of law doesn't apply to him and that anyone who thinks otherwise will be fired", Feinstein said.
The widened Russian Federation probe could have far-reaching repercussions for Trump's presidency, transforming his closest aides into witnesses and sucking yet more political oxygen out of the West Wing. The Post spoke with five people briefed on the inquiries, who spoke on the condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to discuss the probe publicly.
In a sign of the newfound seriousness of Mueller's investigation, Vice President Mike Pence's office confirmed that he has hired an attorney to deal with the special counsel investigation.
DC police seek arrest of Turks for melee, angering Erdogan
The entire security detail for President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey left the country with him just hours after the incident. DC police have reportedly identified 34 of the 42 people who were allegedly involved in the broad daylight melee.
Soon, iPhones will block texts while driving
This so called "dark mode" has always been rumoured and could help to make looking the iPhone at night easier on the eye. Apple brings its traditional file management to the iPad with iOS 11 .
The president tweeted Friday, "Despite the phony Witch Hunt going on in America, the economic & jobs numbers are great".
"Mr. Kushner previously volunteered to share with Congress what he knows about Russia-related matters".
On Wednesday, Trump's lawyer Marc Kasowitz suggested - without providing evidence - that the Federal Bureau of Investigation had leaked details of the criminal probe.
Russian President Vladimir Putin says former FBI Director James Comey's acknowledgement that he had given memos of his conversations with President Donald Trump to a friend who leaked them to the media is "weird".
The president tweeted Friday, "The Fake News Media hates when I use what has turned out to be my very powerful Social Media - over 100 million people!"
Not only is the president allegedly under new investigation, but based on reports, he may have brought this on himself.
"After 7 months of investigations & committee hearings about my "collusion with the Russians", nobody has been able to show any proof".
In 10 of 15 videos sent by Victim A and eight of 25 videos sent by Victim B, the victims were sexually exposed, the document said. Jones , arrested Monday at O'Hare International Airport, is expected to enter a plea at a later court appearance.
He later released a new statement, saying: "I need to hold myself to the same standards that we're asking Uber to adopt". Therefore, I have chose to resign from Uber's board of directors, effective tomorrow morning.
So far, more than 50 women have come forward to accuse the former Cosby Show actor of drugging and sexually assaulting them. Los Angeles lawyer Angela Agrusa spent a painstaking hour going over Andrea Constand's old phone records. "Put them down.
With not enough time to get the boat back to dock for an inspection, divers had to check on the boat in the water. Burling said the team were still assessing the damage - and the precise cause of the mishap.
He referred to a survey published this week, according to which 65 percent of USA citizens want the opening with Cuba to continue. When Obama finally went forward with a limited opening, he was doing more to end the isolation of the USA than of Cuba.
Knicks team president Phil Jackson and top advisor Clarence Gaines Jr. were among a group of Knicks executives in attendance. The 20-year old has recently conducted a few workouts with a number of the teams holding the top picks in the draft.
Our family is now here with him and we continue to ask for privacy and understanding while we focus on Matt and his recovery. As the two got to know each other more , Mika's love for sports - especially Detroit teams - became pretty obvious.
Since boxing is Mayweather's game, gamblers are betting high on the undefeated former champion in this August matchup. If Mayweather wins this match, he'll become the first boxer to have a flawless 50-0 record.
Finally, we're now with the birds, stunt flying through the stunning skybox and weaving through the buildings in the city. Ubisoft has clearly put in some effort at making the open world you'll be traveling through a sight to behold.
Even better, if you have DLC on one platform, that will cross over to others, so you get that content on all your devices. These servers can host thousands of players at a time for massive multiplayer games in real time.
Sessions recused himself from investigations related to the Trump campaign in February, a move that also provoked Trump's ire. He fired FBI Director James Comey , as he told NBC newsman Lester Holt, because of the Russian Federation investigation.
Hall, who is committed to play at Texas A&M, will now have to make the decision to sign or stay pledged to his commitment. Hall has a long way to go in terms of his physical development, but projects as a middle infielder at the next level.
This should help the discovery of more niche apps that have historically gotten lost in the noise that is the App Store. Apple has removed the app from the US App Store, however it is still available in the Belize version of the App Store.
The talk show host, actress, comedian, author, producer, writer, and now director has been on " The Talk " since Season 2 in 2011. And after making the news official during the live show, she posted a photo with her co-hosts, captioned, "Love".
British Prime Minister Theresa May has appointed a new chief of staff following the resignation of her two top aides. The Prime Minister lost her majority and Ukip lost its leader in a disastrous General Election for both parties.
His comments come after a top Iranian general claimed the Islamic Republic had evidence the USA was directly supporting the group. Iran repeated accusations that Saudi Arabia funds Islamic militants including Islamic State.
There are now 8,400 American troops in Afghanistan training, advising and assisting the Afghanistan army. A U.S. military spokesman in Afghanistan said: "We are aware of an incident in Eastern Afghanistan".
Wawrinka insisted a five-set semifinal win Friday over No. 1-ranked Andy Murray did not take anything out of him physically. A reporter wanted to know whether, during that time, Nadal harbored any doubts about returning to the heights of his sport.
Mrs May responded that the DUP deal "would provide stability and certainty for the United Kingdom going forward", her office said. British Prime Minister Theresa May arrives back at 10 Downing Street after announcing she would form a minority government .
The board reportedly considered this option during their meeting on Sunday , alongside the recommendations in Holder's report. He's been heralded by many for his business acumen, and many of Uber's 13,000 employees fondly call him by his nickname "TK".
She finally ventured a guess, which was just barely wrong, at least according to the President's spelling of the non-word. If the bee ended in a tie, the speller with the better score on the written test would have been declared the victor .
But Trump immediately railed against administration leaks in a flurry of tweets Sunday, calling them "fabricated lies". Kushner's wife, Ivanka, spotted with president trump's private attorney Marc Kasowitz at the White House Sunday.
Del Potro, seeded 29th after his own injury struggles, went through when his opponent Nicolas Alamgro retired at one set all. Tuesday's match was Del Potro's first on the Paris clay since 2012, when he lost in the quarter-finals to Roger Federer.
Mauritania has strong military and economic ties to oil-rich Saudi Arabia, which led the diplomatic spat with Qatar. According to Shadid, his NGO had sought clarification - unsuccessfully - about the halt in payments from the PA.