Senate panel wants James Comey to testify


Trump on May 9 fired Comey, who led the FBI investigation into the ties between Russian officials and Trump's presidential campaign, an issue that Congress also addresses.

"We need to have all the facts, and it is appropriate for the House Oversight Committee to request this memo", said Ryan spokeswoman AshLee Strong. And so I'm not telling you that the news articles are wrong.

In one of these documents, Comey picked up Trump's request to end an investigation into Flynn's ties with Russian Federation.

There's a big unawnswered question about the bombshell memo that ex-FBI director James Comey wrote in which he documents that President Trump pressured him to ease up on the investigation into Russian Federation and Michael Flynn.

"Oversight is oversight. And I want Oversight to hold me accountable, too", he added. Some on the right jump on and start saying this is nothing but a conspiracy of the media. "The truth is probably somewhere in the middle, and let's figure out what that is", Kinzinger said on MSNBC.

In a letter to acting Federal Bureau of Investigation director Andrew McCabe, Chaffetz set a deadline of May 24 for the Federal Bureau of Investigation to produce "all memoranda, notes, summaries, and recordings referring or relating to any communications between Comey and the President".

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Following the memo's release, some congressional Republicans criticized Comey for not reporting the conversation with Trump to his superiors at the Justice Department. Whether it breaks the law or not is not the point here. "I say to all of my colleagues in the Senate, history is watching", said top Senate Democrat Chuck Schumer. According to the White House's official website, Sean Spicer will not be conducting a press briefing today either.

Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, on Wednesday said the committee planned to invite Comey to testify during a public hearing next week.

Putin slammed critics who spread allegations about Trump's ties with Russian Federation.

Asked on his way out of the room if he still had full confidence in the president, Ryan replied "I do".

Green also pointed to a petition calling for Trump's impeachment, which already has more than a million signatures and is continuing to gain momentum.

In fact, Congressman El Green from Texas on Wednesday became the first U.S. lawmaker to demand the impeachment of Trump from the House floor.