Donald Trump complained about Michael Flynn's 'judgment issues'

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'So that would be my first advice, ' Collins said.

Former FBI Director James Comey had a series of memos containing notes from conversations he had with President Trump and certain members of his staff.

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Trump signed off on the release of Comey's notes and tweeted about it Thursday night.

Then-White House chief of staff Reince Priebus met with Comey on February 8, 2017, Comey wrote, and asked whether the Federal Bureau of Investigation was wiretapping Flynn.

"If Rudy is the guy that the President will listen to, will keep confidences, will establish a proper attorney-client relationship, then that potentially should be useful to him", said Carrie Cordero, former counsel to the USA assistant attorney general for national security, told CNN's Erin Burnett.

"He repeated that it was a complete fabrication and "fake news", Comey wrote in one memo. Like the President, Giuliani is a tough talking New Yorker who relishes a fight and proved his loyalty as a lone voice defending Trump when the "Access Hollywood" tape rocked the 2016 campaign.

Putin bragged to Trump about Russian hookers.

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That's because while noting Trump's denial about notorious allegations that he watched prostitutes engage in lewd behavior in a Moscow hotel, they include a freakish comment by the President about an undated conversation with Putin.

A sign of the ongoing tension between the two was a Friday night tweet from Trump at his Mar-a-Lago estate in south Florida which appears to be aimed at undermining Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russian Federation investigation by suggesting it was prompted by "illegally leaked" memos.

The letter requesting the probe comes just a day after Comey's new Trump-bashing book hit bookstores across the nation.

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"He asked me to follow up and make sure that we were working well with the Jordanians and helping them quickly bring the killer to justice", he writes. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., Bob Goodlatte, R-Va., and Trey Gowdy, R-S.C.

"I asked [FBI Director] Christopher Wray under oath, 'Is it appropriate for FBI agents to leak their work product toes press?' And he said, 'Absolutely not, '" DeSantis said.

But Comey never committed to easing off the investigation, which continues to examine a number of suspicious contacts between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation.

"But The Wall Street Journal has reported that there were only two memos that Comey gave to his friend that had any classified information", Mulroy said. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity to discuss a sensitive topic.

He took to twitter late Friday, saying Comey illegally leaked classified memos to the press, in order to spark the special counsel's investigation.

McCabe's lawyer, Michael Bromwich, told reporters Friday morning that he recently met with prosecutors in Washington considering a criminal referral of McCabe for an alleged "lack of candor" to Justice Department Inspector General investigators.

Mr Comey's partially redacted memos were handed to Congress on Thursday.

Trump, according to the memos, repeatedly denied the allegations and prodded Comey to help disprove them, while also recalling being told by Russian President Vladimir Putin that Russia has the most attractive prostitutes, it said. In some papers and on TV, I see in men and women who are supposed liberals, many of them Democrats at heart or in practice, a visceral dislike of Comey.

An investigation headed by Director of National Intelligence (DNI) James Clapper, ordered by then-President Barack Obama, had already found in January 2017 that there was no evidence of collusion. "I predicted he, like all Presidents, would come to discover the entire government leaks like insane and explained that it often comes from the first or second hop out from those actually working on the sensitive thing". He then returned to loyalty, saying 'I need loyalty, ' I replied that he would always get honesty from me.

We all know what happened when Comey resisted.

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