Trump holds press conference with Norwegian prime minister at White House

Angelo Anderson
January 14, 2018

"The witch hunt continues".

The US President has declined to commit to an interview with special counsel Robert Mueller who is leading an investigation into the alleged collusion between Trump and Russian Federation, a probe the current occupant of the White House has repeatedly called a "witch hunt".

A senator present at a White House immigration meeting says President Donald Trump used vulgar language to describe African countries, saying he "said these hate filled things and he said them repeatedly".

University of Georgia law professor Page Pate said this may be a sign that Mueller is looking at possible conspiracy charges related to Russian hacking, should there be evidence that Donald Trump's campaign had knowledge of Russian cyber-attacks when they happened.

Whether Trump will have to answer those questions in front of a grand jury, during a video deposition at the White House, or in a written format, and whether a subpoena will be required to compel cooperation, will be negotiated between Mueller's team and Trump's lawyers.

While CNN pointed out that those pushing the president to avoid Mueller include "key allies on Capitol Hill" and lawyers on his team, they also highlighted that there are other Trump supporters that say he should cooperate in a way that "limits his potential legal exposure".

Rumours have being circulating ever since the tycoon entered the White House that his election was assisted by the Russian leader, Vladimir Putin.

Be that as it may, House Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte has long said a spotless reauthorization of Section 702, with no progressions, would not pass the House, where the effective Freedom Caucus has joined together with protection disapproved of Democrats to advocate for more tightly confinements on how government examiners can utilize information accumulated under the program. "It's a Democrat hoax".

His comments marked a departure from last June, when Trump said he would be "100 percent" willing to testify about his interactions with former FBI Director James Comey. However, he faces ― which the president said he was "heartened" to hear.

"There was no collusion, everybody including the Dems knows there was no collusion, & yet on and on it goes", Trump tweeted.

The committee is expected to hear at least one witness related to the Russian Federation probe as soon as next week: Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon. The Democrats' questioners wanted answers about how the investigation took shape and what it found. Schiff says the GOP should agree to subpoena for that information if Trump Jr. does not provide details to the committee.

French President Emmanuel Macron in December said he would not agree to a renegotiation but was hopeful the USA would return to the accord.Analysts have said the United States withdrawal from the Paris agreement makes it more hard for the world to reach the goals that it set for itself in the Paris agreement. Chuck Grassley. She is the top Democrat on the panel.

Trump weighed in on Twitter, blasting "Sneaky Dianne Feinstein" for releasing the transcript "in such an underhanded and possibly illegal way, totally without authorization" - an act he called "a disgrace". Must have tough Primary! I mean, certainly, I'll see what happens.

Grassley said in an angry news release on Tuesday that he was "confounded" by the release and argued that it could undermine attempts to get additional witnesses. "And I respect that very much and that this is an issue for American politics", she said.

Trump has derided the dossier as a politically motivated hit job. "For them, the criminal referral of [Christopher] Steele-who approached the Federal Bureau of Investigation in 2016 over concerns Trump could be blackmailed or compromised, Simpson told the committee-was 'a breaking point, ' according to one congressional aide". Florida Rep. Tom Rooney, one of several Republicans leading the intelligence committee probe, has said it's time for the investigation to wind down.

"When you talk about interviews, Hillary Clinton had an interview where she wasn't sworn in, she wasn't given the oath, they didn't take notes, they didn't record and it was done on the Fourth of July weekend", Mr Trump said.

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