Politics Trump confirms he is 'being investigated' for Comey firing

16:55  16 june  2017
16:55  16 june  2017 Source:   The Hill

Top intel Dem: Comey confirms 'troubling allegations' against Trump

  Top intel Dem: Comey confirms 'troubling allegations' against Trump The top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee said on Wednesday that fired FBI Director James Comey's written testimony confirms "troubling allegations" against President Trump, accusing him of trying to "coerce" intelligence community leaders to do his bidding."Former FBI Director Comey's written testimony confirms a host of trou bling allegations concerning the President's conduct," Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) said in a statement after Comey's planned opening statement to the Senate Intelligence Community was made public.

President Trump on Friday said he was “ being investigated ” for firing FBI Director James Comey despite following a Justice Department recommendation to do so. In one of several morning tweets, Trump denounced the ongoing “witch hunt.”

I now believe President Donald Trump fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Trump explained that he was considering ordering Comey to investigate lurid claims made in a dossier When, in their March 30 conversation, Comey again confirmed that Trump was not personally under

Poll: Comey trusted more than Trump to tell the truth: In May, President Trump sent shockwaves through Washington when he fired FBI Director James Comey. © Provided by The Hill In May, President Trump sent shockwaves through Washington when he fired FBI Director James Comey.

President Trump on Friday said he was "being investigated" for firing FBI Director James Comey despite following a Justice Department recommendation to do so.

In one of several morning tweets, Trump denounced the ongoing "witch hunt."

Following Comey's abrupt ouster last month, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein appointed former FBI Director Robert Mueller as a special counsel to oversee the federal investigation into Russian meddling in last year's election.

Reports emerged this week that Mueller's probe has expanded to include possible obstruction of justice on Trump's part over the firing of Comey, who says the president asked him to "let go" of an FBI investigation into a former aide.

Dem: Congress will begin impeachment if Trump fires Mueller, Rosenstein .
Rep. Ted Lieu said Friday that Congress would "begin impeachment proceedings" if Trump fired the special counsel and deputy attorney general."All Americans, regardless of party, agree on the fundamental principle that no one is above the law," Lieu said on MSNBC. "And if President Trump were to fire Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein, and then (get) special counsel Mueller fired, I believe Congress would begin impeachment proceedings.

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