The special counsel examining alleged Russian interference in the 2016 USA presidential election removed a top FBI investigator from his team for exchanging text messages with a colleague that expressed anti-Trump views, two US newspapers reported on Saturday.
"Peter Strzok, as deputy head of counterintelligence at the FBI, was a key player in the investigation into Clinton's use of a private email server to do government work as secretary of state, as well as the probe into possible coordination between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation in the 2016 election".
The president's comments come the day after his former national security adviser pleaded guilty to lying about his contacts with then-Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak.
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This would blow up about a hundred Trump camp denials that there was coordinated high-level campaign contact with Russian Federation, and would suggest that Russia-related actions personally undertaken by Trump in 2016 (as opposed to merely the actions of his top lieutenants and/or family members) are under law enforcement scrutiny. "There was nothing to hide!" He may think changing the subject from Flynn's crimes - and bombshell reporting that Flynn plans to testify against Trump - to the GOP tax scam will be good for him, but the American people see through that, too. Flynn said he did not recall Kislyak telling him of a change in Russia's response to USA -imposed economic sanctions the two previously discussed. The key question now is what Flynn knows that could incriminate others and what he might have offered in exchange for such a lenient plea deal.
Flynn was forced to resign on February 13 as national security adviser after 24 days on the job for misleading Vice President Mike Pence about Russian contacts. But inside a large event space in Cipriani, where a large Christmas tree stood nearby, the president turned nostalgic about the 2016 election and recalled that few people expected him to notch the required 270 electoral votes to claimthe White House. Several other Federal Bureau of Investigation agents and officials from the Justice Department also attended. Some conservatives encouraged Mr. Trump to fire Mr. Mueller, saying the investigation was tainted.
"Immediately upon learning of the allegations, the Special Counsel's Office removed Peter Strzok from the investigation", Special Counsel's Office spokesperson Peter Carrtold BuzzFeed News. They cited Comey's handling of the probe into Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server, a controversy that many believe helped Trump defeat the Democratic nominee in the 2016 presidential election. "We're unbeatable", Trump said.
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Before the vote, the Israeli government lobbied the Obama administration to kill the resolution, but the efforts fell flat. Flynn is the first Trump White House official to be charged with a crime in connection to Mueller's investigation.
Season one was released in July 2016 and season two followed over a year later in October 2017. "We have an end game", Ross said . But now that it's official, it has us thinking about all the things we want to see in thew new season.
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Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho has given an update on whether or not Nemanja Matic is available to face Arsenal tomorrow. United travel to Arsenal this weekend and host Manchester City later on in the month.
Liu was cast after a yearlong search worldwide, beating almost 1,000 hopefuls for the role, the Associated Press reported. The film will be directed by Niki Caro , who is so-far known for his work on the movie Whale Rider .
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Nine dead in Taliban attack on Pakistan school
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Get ready for your only chance this year to see a supermoon
During an occurrence, the full moon generally appears up to 14 percent bigger and 30 percent brighter than an apogee full moon. The moon will be closest to the earth in the first hours of the next morning, although it will be a little less full.
Bay County christmas tree lighting
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This MacOS High Sierra Bug Lets Anyone Login Into A Mac
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BMW's just dropped its i8's top (and added more power)
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San Francisco 49ers name Jimmy Garoppolo starting QB
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