Donald Trump sought ally to lead Cohen investigation
- Author: Sonia Alvarado Feb 23, 2019,
Feb 23, 2019, 1:28
When and how the special counsel's Russian Federation investigation report will be released are "totally up to the new attorney general", U.S. President Donald Trump said Wednesday. The writers don't even call asking for verification.Sadly, I kept many of them in business.
"The issue would be if Trump directed his attorney general to tell the US attorney in NY to ignore his recusal and take over the investigations that impact Trump", McCarthy said on Outnumbered Overtime.
On Jan. 31, Trump assured the publisher of The Times, A.G. Sulzberger, that he, like previous American presidents, was a great defender of the free press.
"I at no time got the impression that he had actually sought support or talked to those people about it", McCabe said.
The President targeted Jeff Sessions with repeated attacks after the then-Attorney-General recused himself from Mr Mueller's investigation, before eventually firing him.
The Justice Department inspector general past year referred to prosecutors' allegations that McCabe had lied during an internal investigation into a news media disclosure.
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For more than two years, the public has known of serious allegations that President Donald Trump's campaign coordinated with Russian Federation as it carried out an allegedly criminal operation to influence the 2016 American election.
McCarthy himself said, "Give me a ring when Trump tries to close down the Times". The former acting FBI director has been making headlines over the promotion of his tell-all memoir The Threat: How the FBI Protects America in the Age of Terror and Trump.
Trump has said that he supports freedom of the press but sees false reporting as undermining civic trust.
The investigation involved a total of $280,000 in payments made by Michael Cohen, Trump's longtime lawyer, to two women - adult film actress Stormy Daniels and Playboy model Karen McDougal - who said they'd had sexual encounters with Trump more than a decade ago.
Johnston then added that when Trump is no longer president he must be "indicted and, if convicted by a jury, imprisoned", or else he will continue to condone acts of violence and smear law enforcement agencies as "not legitimate".
That investigation resulted in Cohen pleading guilty to bank fraud, tax fraud and campaign finance violations.
Trump went on to say he has "a lot of respect for Mr Whitaker", calling him a "very, very straight shooter" and praising his combative performance this month in a hearing by the House Judiciary Committee.