"No, no. Next question", he said, speaking at a press conference with the Colombian president.
"While the President has repeatedly expressed his view that General Flynn is a decent man who served and protected our country, the President has never asked Mr. Comey or anyone else to end any investigation, including any investigation involving General Flynn", it said.
On Wednesday, a special counsel was appointed by the Department of Justice to oversee the investigation. "The president wasn't even aware where this information came from", he said.
Download our Expert Edition e-book, Cyber: Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation. Bob Corker of Tennessee notes Trump's administration is in a "downward spiral." Several have said they have not seen evidence of collusion, but that's not to say they are satisfied it did not happen.
"President Trump is not above the law", Green stated in a press release on his website. "Zero", Trump said, adding, "My total priority, believe me, is the United States of America".
Trump fired Comey last week and wrote in a letter to the former director that he had told Trump on three separate occasions he was not under investigation.
The president said he thought the ousting would be greeted with bipartisan support.
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Trump blasted that decision, echoing his Thursday morning tweets and comments he made over lunch with network news anchors that the Russian Federation investigation is a "witch hunt" that "divides the country".More news: Horizon Pharma PLC (HZNP) Earns Daily Media Impact Score of 0.03
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"Director Comey was very unpopular with most people". Richard Durbin, D-Ill., told the Washington Post on Thursday.
Later, Santos did not bite when asked about the proposed border wall, saying more diplomatically that the U.S., Colombia and other countries must work together to tamp down production, trafficking and consumption of illicit drugs.
The US president is facing enormous scrutiny amid growing concerns in Washington regarding the relationship between Trump's team and Russian Federation. And it started not recently, but in the 1980s according to that same fact sheet.
Flynn was ousted earlier this year from his senior administration job. But he told reporters Thursday in Cyprus that he doesn't understand what the "secret" was, since the USA introduced a ban on laptops on airlines from some Middle Eastern countries two months ago. He said Moscow rated Trump's meeting with Lavrov highly.
-"I inherited a mess". It's going to bring back companies.
As for Ford, context is everything.
The issue spilled over onto Wall Street on Wednesday where the S&P 500 and the Dow had their biggest one-day declines since September as investor hopes for tax cuts and other pro-business policies faded amid the political tumult.
A senior administration official said former Democratic vice presidential candidate and Senator Joe Lieberman, one of those interviewed by Trump, was among the leading candidates.
However, it is still not clear-cut if Mr Trump could be accused of obstructing justice as the FBI investigation - at least from the information that is available in the public domain - is a counter intelligence operation, not a criminal investigation.