The memo accuses the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Justice Department of using misleading information when they sought approval from a top secret court to monitor the communications of a former Trump campaign adviser, Carter Page, on October 21, 2016.
The top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee is slamming the release of a congressional memo that alleges FBI surveillance abuses in an investigation into the Trump campaign's Russian Federation ties.
"Senior management and investigators from the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Department of justice have politicized the sacred investigative process in favor of Democrats and against the Republicans, something that was unthinkable until recently", wrote trump on his Twitter.
Republicans have publicly insisted the memo doesn't undermine the credibility of the probe. The Democratic document attempts to counter some of the arguments and evidence put forward by the Republicans.
Some Republicans on the House Intelligence Committee said over the weekend their memo stops short of vindicating the president and urged the Mueller investigation and others to continue. Trey Gowdy of South Carolina, Peter King of New York, Ileana Ros-Lehtinen of Florida, Rep. This is one reason FBI directors traditionally enjoy 10-year terms; it's also why most of Washington was shocked when Trump fired FBI Director James Comey last year, after Comey had confirmed to Congress a continuing FBI investigation into the Trump campaign's contacts with Russian Federation in 2016.
White House officials say Trump intends to clear the way for publication of the memo.
But the memo also includes revelations that might complicate efforts by Trump and his allies to undermine special counsel Robert Mueller's inquiry.
Gowdy said there still needs to be an investigation of the June 2016 Trump Tower meeting in which Donald Trump Jr., Trump son-in-law Jared Kushner, and former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manfort met with a Russian attorney and others promising "dirt" on Hillary Clinton. It's likely that some of that information remains highly classified, so it's quite possible the evidence Democratssay debunks the Republicans' contentions will never be disclosed to the public.
House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes, R-Calif., whose actions have been at the center of the debate over the memo, did not participate in interviews Sunday.
Rep. Mike Turner, an Ohio Republican, will also support releasing the Democratic memo, according to his spokeswoman Morgan Rako.
Schumer said Americans are getting a one-sided account of the FBI's role in the investigation. When they speak, we would be wise to listen.
"This memototally vindicates "Trump" in probe", the president tweeted. He said he believed the purported bias was a "disgrace" and said certain people should be "ashamed of themselves".
Both he and the ranking Democrat on the intelligence committee, Representative Adam Schiff, contested the suggestion that the FBI's request to a special court for authority to surveil Page failed to note that it was based in part on a dossier paid for by Democrats.
Democrats on the intelligence panel made a last-ditch effort Wednesday evening to stop the release, saying the memo had been "secretly altered" by the Republicans who wrote it.
The memo confirms the FBI's counterintelligence investigation into the Trump campaign began in July 2016, months before the surveillance warrant was sought, and was "triggered" by information concerning campaign aide George Papadopoulos.
The firing of Mueller or Rosenstein would be "an extreme event" that "could lead to a confrontation we do not need in America", Durbin said.
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She also sent a letter on Friday to Senator Elizabeth Warren, a Democrat who's among the bank's most prominent critics. The Fed set a September 30 deadline for the bank to outline reforms and have them reviewed by an outside firm.
On Saturday evening Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni called for calm, insisting "hatred and violence will not divide us". One of the people wounded in Saturday's shooting said she no longer feels free to walk around the city "with peace of mind".
The effects of the natural disaster measuring 6.4 in magnitude were felt in as far as the country's capital Taipei. Taiwan lies along the famed "Pacific Rim of Fire" known for seismic activity from Alaska to Southeast Asia.
Wynter's mum returned from the shops to find her little girl motionless at around 3.30pm and frantically called 911. The two-year-old girl's mother called police on Friday after finding the little girl unconscious outside.
The 34-year-old has made over 180 appearances for club side Saracens, where he has won Premiership and Champions Cup titles. Wigglesworth is likely to be used as a replacement against the Welsh, but insists he will be ready to start if called upon.
India's playing XI looks settled and primed, which means there should be no changes unless fitness issues crop up. But he had a firm answer when asked whether South Africa still had a chance to win the six-game series.
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De Silva made an unbeaten 104 while Mendis hit 83 not out, guiding Sri Lanka to 187-1 at stumps on the second day. Chandimal closed in on his 11 Test century and fifth against Bangladesh to remain unbeaten on 87 at the break.
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HBO aired the Westworld season 2 trailer during an ad spot that aired yesterday amongst the Super Bowl LII madness. The biggest question mark right now is Anthony Hopkins , whose park creator Robert Ford was killed in the finale.
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In all, 70 players invited to the combine come from the SEC, 21 percent of the total - almost half of that group from three teams. Mayfield is now training in California, where he's been since Oklahoma's Rose Bowl loss to Georgia.
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