Mr. Trump's morning tweets included what seemed like a jab at former FBI Director Robert Mueller, the new Special Counsel for the Russian Federation probe, as he said the investigation was being "led by some very bad and conflicted people!" The official demanded anonymity because the official was not authorized to be named discussing the deliberations.
On Thursday afternoon, Trump sent two tweets attacking his former opponent.
Trump advisers and confidants describe the president as increasingly angry over the investigation, yelling at television sets in the White House carrying coverage and insisting he is the target of a conspiracy to discredit - and potentially end - his presidency.
It was unclear what prompted the warning, but the Trump administration has continuously hammered the media and political insiders over intelligence leaks.
The new allegations against Trump center on his own admission that he fired Comey because of the Russian Federation investigation, and suggestions he asked several top intelligence officials for their help altering the inquiry's direction.
Comey, who was sacked on May 9, told a Senate panel last week he believed Trump dismissed him to undermine the FBI's Russian Federation probe.
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein issued a late-evening statement on Thursday calling on skepticism in the face of anonymous sources making allegations.
White House Senior Advisor Jared Kushner sits with his wife Ivanka Trump (L) at President Donald Trump's joint news conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in the East Room of the White House in Washington, U.S. March 17, 2017. The questions included whether he had confidence in Rosenstein, whether he plans to fire special counsel Robert Mueller and how he knows he's under investigation by the FBI. Shortly after Trump fired Comey, a Justice Department official tapped Mueller to take up the investigation as a special counsel.
The Associated Press and other news organizations have also reported that Kushner in December proposed a back channel between the Trump transition team and the Kremlin.
"As a matter of honor, and in light of his sworn testimony before Congress, Rosenstein would inevitably resign if confronted with a White House directive to dismiss the special counsel".
In response to the statement, former US Attorney Preet Bharara, whom Trump fired in March, tweeted early Friday morning that "Americans should also exercise caution before accepting as true lies about firing of Federal Bureau of Investigation director & defamation of a war hero special counsel", references to criticisms Trump has levied against Mueller and James Comey.
In an address to the country, Trump struck a notably less partisan tone in response to his first major domestic crisis.
"You are witnessing the single greatest WITCH HUNT in American political history - led by some very bad and conflicted people!"
Khan said images of the 1970's building being ravaged by fire "should be forever seared into our nation's collective memory". The fire has prompted warnings about fire safety risks in many other council tower blocks built in the same era.
Supreme Court will decide the constitutionality of Wisconsin legislative districts as drawn by majority Republicans in 2011. Gerrymandering is the practice of one party packing as many voters of the other party into the fewest districts possible.
Jurors have spent a total of about 16 hours over two days discussing the case and going over evidence with the judge. The case has already helped demolish his image as America's Dad, cultivated during his eight-year run as kindly Dr.
Ronaldo maintains his innocence in the tax evasion case and insisted that did everything in accordance with Spanish law. The problem for Ronaldo is that very few clubs could afford his wages on top of what would be a massive transfer fee.
It is reported the Prime Minister hopes to get a clear run to 2019, and bide enough time to complete Brexit and find a successor. The last time a two-year parliament was announced was in 2010, at the formation of the Conservative-Liberal Democrat coalition.
When the members of the Republican team were announced, mention of Scalise's name drew a standing ovation throughout the stadium. We sent up some t-shirts and hats for all the legislators that will be playing in the baseball game today in Washington .
Ball, 19, averaged 14.6 points, 7.6 assists and 6.0 rebounds over 36 games in his lone season with the Bruins in 2016-17. The Lakers, Jazz, and Kings are the other three teams with multiple first-round picks.
That will make eventual parliamentary approval hard for any Brexit deal that she might strike with her European counterparts. The association represents 3,200 businesses with a million employees in Germany making industrial machinery.
With President Trump's instructions, Vice President Mike Pence has hired Richard Cullen, his own lawyer to represent the U.S. Meanwhile, Mueller has sought interviews with three Trump administration officials who weren't involved in Trump's campaign.
Trump returned to the White House on Sunday after spending Father s Day weekend at the Camp David presidential retreat. Mueller's probe is in its earliest stages and the idea he had narrowed the investigation down to one person is absurd.
Putin seems content to sit back and watch as America tears itself apart with partisan witch hunts and hatred of the president. They blocked US companies such as Exxon Mobil (XOM.N), where Tillerson was chairman, from investing in such projects.
Beyonce gives birth to twins
Beyoncé has not posted on social media in about two weeks, fueling recent speculation that the birth of her twins was imminent. And many fans in the Beyhive said they were reserving their excitement until the announcement was Instagram official.
Pokemon Go to add raid battles
High-level Trainers set their most powerful Pokemon on a Gym and make it very hard for anyone else to capture it. Thus, for Pokemon GO players, at least, it appears that June 19 would definitely be a date to watch out for.
Dani Alves to join Manchester City from Juventus
If he signs for City, the Brazilian will become their third signing of the summer after they landed Bernardo Silva and Ederson . Pablo Zabaleta , Gael Clichy and Barbary Sagna have been released with Aleksander Kolarov the only full back left at the club.
NRATV calls London attack on Muslims a "maybe attack"
He would've died because so many people were punching him", an eyewitness who gave his name as Abdul told The Independent . The Muslim Council of Britain called the incident a "terror attack" and the "most violent manifestation" of Islamophobia.
Inmates Dig Tunnel, Bust Out of Bali Prison
CCTV cameras in the area weren't working, and officials found a cable had been cut."We don't know [who cut it]. It's pretty hard for some of the locals - if you don't have money to get food you don't eat".
Finally, Britain kicks off Brexit negotiations with EU
Instead, he will stress the importance of a "pragmatic" approach to negotiating transition periods and avoiding a cliff edge. Commons leader Andrea Leadsom, a leading Brexit supporter, said she believes the two-year timetable can be met.
Four foreigners tunnel out of Kerokoban Prison
The waste tunnel, through which the four prisoners are believed to have escaped, was 15 metres long and half a metre wide. The men escaped from Kerobokan Prison by crawling through a 39-foot-long tunnel dug under the walls, per Reuters .
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Larson didn't feel he had the best auto for the FireKeepers Casino 400 , a race where Martin Truex Jr. swept the first two stages. Sunday, Busch didn't even have the lead exiting turn 2 immediately after the restart. "This was an uneventful race for us".