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Top White House aides are pushing back on a new book from former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey that depicts President Donald Trump as unethical and "untethered to the truth".

In his tweets proclaiming a calm and calculated White House, Trump also criticized Mueller again over a raid on the home and office of his personal attorney, Michael Cohen.

At the House hearing, Democrats grilled Mattis on the wisdom and legality of Trump ordering an attack on Syria without explicit authorization from Congress. Mattis argued it would be justified as an act of self-defense, with 2,000 US ground troops in Syria; he insisted he could not talk about military plans because an attack "is not yet in the offing".

President Donald was so incensed by the FBI's raid of his personal attorney's office and hotel room that he's privately pondered firing Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, and publicly mused about ousting special counsel Robert Mueller.

According to the reports, Trump met with the military officials in the White House on Monday evening to deliberate over the administration's response to an alleged chemical weapons attack carried out by Syrian President Bashar Assad's government against its own people.

The White House on Friday said President Donald Trump is frustrated with his deputy attorney general - a pivotal figure in Russian Federation investigation - raising the specter he may soon be fired.

Several lawmakers, Democrats and some Republicans in Congress have warned that such a move would threaten the presidency, trump and can lead to a constitutional crisis.

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Trump has pledged to decide by the end of Tuesday how to respond to a suspected chemical weapons attack in the militant-held suburbs of Damascus, blamed on the Syrian regime and its allies.

Former FBI Director James Comey blasts President Donald Trump as unethical and "untethered to truth" in a sharply critical new book. Trump himself tweeted that "Attorney-client privilege is dead!"

"I don't have any announcements at this time".

Rep. Adam Smith, the ranking Democrat on the House Armed Services Committee, said he sees no legal justification for a USA strike in Syria, absent explicit authorization by Congress.

Trump has said he didn't know about payments Daniels, which, according to media reports, is cooperating with Federal investigators.

Speaking about tax cuts in the White House rose garden Thursday, Trump referred to remarks he made last month about serving an indefinite term in the White House.

"At the president's request, the vice-president will travel in his stead".

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