White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Trump chief of staff John Kelly will broker the meeting between congressional leaders and the FBI, Justice Department and office of the Director of National Intelligence.
No one from the White House is scheduled to be present, Sanders said - nor, at this point, are any senators or any Democrats, in defiance of a request from the Senate minority leader.
The Republicans backing the new resolution have been calling for a second special counsel for months on a range of topics, from alleged abuses of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act to an Obama administration uranium deal to the allegation that the Federal Bureau of Investigation gave "special treatment" to Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton when it did not charge the former secretary of state over her handling of classified materials on a private email server. She said the officials will "review highly classified and other information they have requested", but did not provide additional detail.
The Justice Department announced later that day that it had asked the inspector general to assess any political impropriety in the FBI's investigation of any ties between Trump campaign officials and Russia's disruption of the 2016 election to hurt Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton and boost Trump's chances.
It was also not clear which lawmakers would be invited to review the information.
"Look, the types of things that we're hearing about now - it was wrong when they did it to Martin Luther King, and it's wrong if they do it to the Trump campaign", Wenstrup said.
On Sunday, Trump took to Twitter to issue a "demand" that the DOJ "look into" whether there was any improper surveillance of his campaign "for political purposes".
During a meeting Monday with Trump, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and FBI Director Christopher Wray also reiterated an announcement late Sunday that the Justice Department's inspector general will expand an existing investigation into the Russian Federation probe by examining whether there was any improper politically motivated surveillance.
Rep. Adam Schiff of California, the senior Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, has called Trump's claim of an embedded spy "nonsense".
Still, it was unclear how much further officials would be willing to go if the president remained unhappy. "He's a subject of this investigation, so the idea that he is doing this is really outrageous and you can see the FBI and the Justice Department trying to accommodate him but in a way that somehow preserves the investigation.it's unclear to me whether they'll be able to thread that needle".
Republicans have been unable to square their conspiracy theory about the FBI scheming against Trump during the campaign with the reality that the FBI said nothing about the active investigation into the Trump campaign until after the 2016 election was over. In September of that year, he reached out to George Papadopoulos, an unpaid foreign policy adviser for the campaign, inviting him to London to work on a research paper. The president on Monday convened a meeting with Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, FBI director Christopher Wray, and Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats to talk about the developments.
Trump's latest regulatory jab at Planned Parenthood, which would alter long-standing policy , seems to validate that point. For years, consistent majorities of Americans have said abortion should be legal in all or most cases.
The third-fastest growing county in the country has 15 precinct-specific polling places for both Republican and Democratic voters. She says Kentucky lawmakers do listen to the voters, noting that a caregiving bill passed past year without a single "nay" vote.
The company says that it has received necessary regulatory clearances from the government for the expansion of the copper plant. Police retaliated in a bid to bring the situation under control. "It's a total failure of police intelligence", Stalin said.
The transportation company reported $0.92 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.90 by $0.02. GE rose 1.9% to 15.26 on the stock market today , rising intraday to 15.55, its best level since early February.
With a 3500 mah battery to power the device and Android O running under the hood, the device is priced at 18,990 INR. Notably, Samsung's flagship smartphones such as Galaxy Note 8 and Galaxy S9 series feature the "Infinity Display ".
Four dissenting liberal justices said the decision will hit low-wage, vulnerable workers especially hard. Iran must also "release all USA citizens" missing or being held on "spurious charges", he said.
Arsenal have recently recruited a head of recruitment in Sven Mislintat and a head of football relations in Raul Sanllehi. Emery announced last month he would leave French champions PSG when his contract expired at the end of the season.
Trump has attempted to link Obama and the intelligence committee to conducting surveillance on his campaign in the past. Trump quoted Fox Business anchor David Asman and tweeted Friday: "Apparently the DOJ put a Spy in the Trump Campaign".
Du Plessis blitz puts Chennai in IPL final
Captain Kane Williamson (24) and Yusuf Pathan (24) were the other notable contributors with the bat. The IPL final is on May 27 at Mumbai's Wankhede Stadium with $4 million going to the victor .
Five men working on Tapi killed in Afghanistan
The blast was quickly condemned by President Ashraf Ghani, who praised the "brave" officers who dealt with it. The blast was so powerful that the majority of the casualties were passers-by outside the cleared area.
Interview magazine announced its closure
Staff of the publication , which has filed for chapter seven bankruptcy, were informed of the decision in a meeting today. Truman Capote was one of Interview's earliest contributors, and Warhol also conducted many interviews .
Trump suggests historic summit with North Korea could be delayed
And he suggested Pyongyang had much to gain from striking a deal. "Our interpretation of the exact same words changed", he said. And the White House Communications Agency has already ordered souvenir travel coins, like it does for many presidential trips.
Ryanair reports record profit despite roster crisis
Profits at Ryanair rose 10pc in the last 12 months to March, despite the cancellation of thousands of flights last autumn. While forward bookings are "strong", pricing remains soft due to tough competition between budget airlines.
Samsung Galaxy S Light Luxury launches in China
Galaxy J6, J8, A6 and A6+ sport best in class cameras that allow consumers to take attractive shots or selfies anytime, anywhere. There's a 6-inch SuperAMOLED display , this time just HD+, with 4GB of RAM , 64GB of storage , and a Snapdragon 450 processor .