Senate Intelligence Committee Presses For Flynn Documents
Senate Intelligence Committee Presses For Flynn Documents
John Brennan testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington
26 May, 2017, 10:05
The top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee said Thursday that the United Kingdom has "every right to be furious" and called for immediate action to remedy the US leaks information about the Manchester bombing investigation. The contents of the memos were described by a person who has reviewed the documents to news outlets including USA TODAY, but lawmakers are seeking the original text.
The Senate intelligence committee also has issued subpoenas to Flynn to get him to cooperate.
By the timeTrump turned to Coats and Rogers, reports suggest Comey had already impressed upon him the importance of maintaining FBI independence, a sentiment Comey put into action by keeping the Russian Federation investigation going and refusing to bow to Trump in other ways.
The New York Times reports that the information focused on two of the president's closest aides during the election: former campaign chairman Paul Manafort and Michael Flynn, a retired U.S. army lieutenant general.
Coats said that "I don't feel it's appropriate to characterize discussions and conversations with the president". "I don't have sufficient information to make a determination whether or not there was cooperation or complicity or collusion".
Mr Bortnikov twice denied Russia had interfered with the election but said he would carry Mr Brennan's message to Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Former CIA director John Brennan told Congress that Russian Federation interfered in the 2016 U.S. presidential election won by Republican Donald Trump.
In a separate hearing Tuesday morning, Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats declined to confirm or deny that Mr. Trump had asked him to state publicly there was no collusion between his presidential campaign and the Russian government in response to a WashingtonPost report.
Nevertheless, Mark Warner of Virginia, the top Democrat on the Senate intelligence committee, said Coats and NSA director Mike Rogers should provide explanations.
Given the criminal investigations, Schiff said the House panel is highly unlikely to grant Flynn's earlier request, through his lawyers, for immunity in exchange for his testimony. Everything but immunity, he added.
The former Central Intelligence Agency director, however, was far more forthcoming about Trump campaign's contacts with the Russians, which, he clarified, he had not yet confirmed was collusion because they might have been done so unwittingly.
Brennan said the CIA focuses on intelligence, not "evidence", and he was not able to answer that question. "It raised questions in my mind about whether Russian Federation was able to gain the cooperation of those individuals". The intelligence was passed on to the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the agency reportedly opened a counter-intelligence operation.
Brennan also said he believes that Russian intelligence officials "will try to exploit elections" and present a "serious" threat.
Briefing reporters following a closed-door intelligence meeting on Tuesday, Sens. He said he "saw interaction" that in his mind "raised questions of whether it was collusion", so he decided "it was necessary to pull threads", according to CNN. Both intelligence chiefs, the report said, refused to comply with Trump's request, which they both deemed inappropriate.
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