Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), the new committee chairman, to hold investigative hearings into whether Trump has been "compromised by" Russian Federation.
Needless to say, this is all very unusual behavior for a United States president, and Trump has not attempted to hide his interactions with other world leaders.
The president concluded by saying that the New York Times may have taken things a step too far with the report. But The Times later issued a correction that it had identified the wrong oligarch and that Manafort instead had asked the information be sent to other oligarchs.
Trump began responding to the New York Times report with an angry stream of tweets aimed at the Federal Bureau of Investigation on Saturday.
Democrats are using a part of the law that gives Congress a 30-day window to review and attempt to block sanctions decisions.
She pointed out that the investigation was looking into whether the president was "actively working for Russia" and asked, "Are you now or have you ever worked for Russia, Mr. President?" Counterintelligence investigators had to consider whether the president's own actions constituted a possible threat to national security.
Their statement follows Trump's comments in a Fox News Channel interview in which he alleges potential legal problems involving a Cohen relative and takes digs at Cohen's honesty and own legal woes.
The House Republican would not further describe the contents of the Baker transcript but said it was clear, based on his direct questioning of Baker, that in May 2017 "FBI senior leadership could not accept Comey was sacked for cause and the president had the constitutional authority to terminate Comey".
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MPs will gather at Westminster Monday to resume their marathon debate on the Brexit bill ahead of the vote early Tuesday evening. Meanwhile, Mr Corbyn repeatedly refused to guarantee Labour would campaign to deliver Brexit at a snap general election.
Bernstein, who is renowned for his coverage of the Watergate scandal that led to the resignation of former President Richard Nixon, appeared on CNN's Reliable Sources on Sunday to discuss two bombshell reports released this weekend, one from The New York Times and one from The Washington Post, which revealed new details about whether or not Trump and his aides have colluded with Russian Federation.
Trump also objected to a report in The Washington Post that said he went to extraordinary lengths to hide details of his conversations with Russian President Vladimir Putin even from high-ranking officials in his own administration.
The Post's report comes as special counsel Robert Mueller continues to investigate Russian interference in the 2016 election - and whether there were any ties between the Kremlin and Trump campaign associates.
Russian Federation has denied interfering, and Trump has said repeatedly there was no collusion between his campaign and Moscow.
On Thursday, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin insisted that the Trump administration would keep tight control on companies linked to Deripaska, despite the decision to ease restrictions.
"This is just at odds with how presidents have conducted diplomacy for decades and decades in the United States", said Washington Post reporter Greg Miller in a Sunday interview with NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro on Weekend Edition.