Trump’s Russia Collusion Claims Implode Under Strain
President Donald Trump’s claims of collusion between his campaign and Russia have been under increasing strain as new evidence emerges casting doubt on the credibility of his allegations. Trump’s former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, has pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI about his contacts with Russian officials. And Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, was found guilty of financial crimes related to his work for pro-Russian clients in Ukraine.
Donald Trump’s claims that his campaign colluded with Russia to win the 2016 election are imploding under increasing pressure. Trump’s former national security advisor, Michael Flynn, has been charged with lying to the FBI about his conversations with Russia’s ambassador to the U.S., and Trump’s former campaign manager, Paul Manafort, is being investigated for his ties to pro-Russian politicians in Ukraine.
President Donald Trump’s repeated claims that his campaign colluded with Russia during the 2016 election are now imploding under the pressure of mounting evidence. Trump’s former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, has pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI about his conversations with Russian officials, and Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, has been convicted on several counts of financial crimes.
Trump Backs Off Russia Investigations With Blaming Rosenstein
President Donald Trump said Wednesday he backed off of investigations into Russia’s involvement in the 2016 election because he feels “conflicted” over Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein. Trump blamed Rosenstein for a New York Times report that detailed how the deputy attorney general had suggested secretly recording the president to gather evidence of obstruction of justice. The president said he would have appointed someone else to lead the Russia probe if he had known about Rosenstein’s suggestion.
After an outcry from the White House and his own party, President Donald Trump has backed off of investigations into possible collusion between his campaign and Russia. Trump’s decision to blame Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein for the investigations comes after reports that Rosenstein suggested wearing a wire to record conversations with Trump.
President Donald Trump on Friday backed off of investigations into Russia’s alleged meddling in the 2016 election, blaming Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein. In a tweet, Trump said that he had decided to fire Rosenstein in part because of the probe. Trump also attacked special counsel Robert Mueller as a “highly conflicted” judge and prosecutor.
FBI Agent Comey’s Tapes Reveal Trump Conspired Against Sessions
In a development that could potentially upend the Trump administration, leaked tapes of conversations between FBI Director James Comey and President Donald Trump have reportedly revealed that Trump conspired against Attorney General Jeff Sessions. The tapes, first reported by The New York Times, show that Comey told Trump he was not going to pursue charges against then-National Security Advisor Michael Flynn because he was “a good guy.” Days later, Flynn was fired for lying to the FBI about his contacts with Russia.
On Sunday, May 14th, 2017, it was reported that FBI Director James Comey had created tapes of a conversation he had with President Trump. Comey shared this information with the Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday, May 3rd. It is these tapes that have caused so much controversy. In a series of tweets early on Friday morning, President Trump said that he had been “wiretapped” during his campaign by the Obama Administration.
- On July 28, 2017, the day before James Comey was fired from his position as FBI Director, he released a letter to Congress in which he stated that he had “one or two” tapes of his conversations with President Trump.
- Since Comey’s firing, reports have circulated that the tapes exist and may provide incriminating evidence against Trump.
CNN’s Chris Cuomo Confronts Gorka Over Bongino Report
CNN’s Chris Cuomo confronted White House advisor Sebastian Gorka about a report that claimed the Trump administration is considering removing Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) from its mission. Gorka defended the report, but Cuomo was not convinced.
CNN’s Chris Cuomo confronted White House aide Sebastian Gorka over a report that Gorka had said the president was “mentally ill.” Cuomo asked Gorka if he agreed with the report, and Gorka refused to answer.
CNN’s Chris Cuomo confronted White House senior advisor Sebastian Gorka on Wednesday over a report that said President Donald Trump was considering replacing Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Gorka refused to answer Cuomo’s questions, instead asserting that he didn’t know what the report was about. Cuomo later called Gorka out on his refusal to answer, labeling him “untruthful.
Bongino Says FBI Agentsontent Over Comey Firing
Fox News Channel host Peter bongino report said on Monday that FBI agents are “content” with the firing of former FBI Director James Comey. bongino report, a former bureau agent, said that Comey’s handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation was a “major factor” in his dismissal.
There is “a great deal of discontent” among FBI agents over former FBI Director James Comey’s firing, according to Fox News’ Gregg Jarrett. In an interview with Fox News, bongino report said that “a lot of agents are very angry” and that they believe Comey was let go because he was investigating the Trump campaign. He also claimed that the Department of Justice is trying to cover up their involvement in the decision.
FBI Agents are reportedly discontent with Comey’s firing, with some feeling that the decision was made without proper consideration. “There is great anger inside the FBI,” one agent told Fox News.