Nunes, Comey clash on whether Federal Bureau of Investigation chief invited to House Russia
Asked about the New York Times report at his daily briefing, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer would only say that classified material would be reviewed by the relevant committee members.
That closely maps with how Rep. Devin Nunes described the information he viewed at the White House last week, and subsequently briefed Trump on during a hastily arranged session.
An FBI official said earlier in the day Tuesday that the agency does not want to get stuck in the middle of the tug of war between Republicans and Democrats on the House intelligence committee.
In a brief statement Thursday after the Times report, Nunes spokesman Jack Langer said that "Chairman Nunes will not confirm or deny speculation about his source's identity, and he will not respond to speculation from anonymous sources".
Cohen-Watnick was recruited to the transition team by McMaster's predecessor, Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, who resigned as national security adviser last month after acknowledging that he had misled administration officials about a phone call he had with the Russian ambassador in December.
Nunes, who has refused to identify his sources, has been criticized by his congressional colleagues for sharing information with President Trump before consulting with other members of the intelligence committee.
The United States is no longer making removing Syrian President Bashar al-Assad a focus of its policy in the war-torn country, the US ambassador to the United Nations says.
Launch, Land, Launch - SpaceX Tries Reusing Its Rocket
SpaceX will be launching a payload into orbit, and it will be doing so for a commercial, paying customer during an active mission. Martin Halliwell, CTO of SES , talks about flying their payload on a historic refurbished booster for the upcoming launch.
If, in fact, it was info White House staffers found in the ordinary course of their work, why all the "cloak and dagger stuff" with Nunes, instead of taking the information straight to Trump, Schiff questioned.
Times reporter Maggie Haberman, who co-authored the story, tweeted that Ellis showed the information to Nunes while Cohen-Watnick had seen it in "another context".
Spicer said the information being made available to lawmakers was uncovered by the National Security Council.
Instead, the White House continued to sidestep queries about its role in showing Nunes classified information that appears to have included transcripts of foreign officials discussing Trump's transition to the presidency, according to current and former USA officials.
In his response, the Democrat said that the full committee should be able to see the materials.
And the report said the intercepted communications are not related to the investigation into Russian influence, a point Nunes has stressed publicly. The Times report indicated that two National Security Council staffers allegedly presented Nunes with documents validating President Donald Trump's Twitter claim that Obama wiretapped him.
It is worth noting that Johnson still had about 30 fantasy points against the Raptors, while shooting just 3/14 from the field. A goaltending call against Miami that stood up under review gave Boston a four-point lead with 20.6 seconds left.
Environmental Protection Agency is aiming to aggressively roll back Obama-era environmental regulations. The order also is set to include a targeted assault on a handful of specific Obama-era regulations.
The Bill, already passed by the Lok Sabha, was moved in the Rajya Sabha on March 27. "This is not a Finance Bill". If you say you must give it to the bank as well, then even banking transactions could be hacked.
Like Snapchat, there are some animations and other interactive filters, as well as a new twist to dressed-up photos. The pics and videos that are sent directly to friends disappear after they've been viewed and can be replayed once.
Mnuchin did not commit specifically on the goal but said, "The president's objective is a middle income tax cut". Asked about Trump's White House style, Mnuchin said Trump is constantly on the phone or talking to people.
Tillerson said the strategy was working well in Iraq, adding that the alliance was looking at a similar approach in Syria. Tillerson said the flow of foreign fighters into Syria and Iraq was down 90 percent over the past year.
Riyadh recently floated the idea of the United Nations taking control of the port, something the worldwide body has ruled out. Andrew Smith concluded: "We are always being told that the United Kingdom enjoys a strong influence over Saudi Arabia".
The actor launched the poster of his forthcoming flick " Romeo Akbar Walter " through his twitter handle. Much has been talked about Krtiti Sanon's closeness towards her Raabta Co-star Sushant Singh Rajput.
According to our predictions based on France and Spain teams recent performance and stats, Spain will win this match by 3-2. Italy overcame an early deficit to beat Netherlands 2-1, adding to the Dutch sides' recent woes.
It will be interesting to see how fans in Oakland react to this news with regard to their season tickets and attendance at games. Specifically, Goodell wants to add a "play clock" after touchdowns and extra points to ensure games resume in a timely fashion.
Adam Lallana injures thigh, out for a month
One things for sure though, Klopp needs to put his thinking cap on and find a way to cope without Lallana for one month. Everton take on bitter rivals Liverpool at Anfield on Saturday afternoon in the second Merseyside derby of the season.
Bears' Hall, Packers' Dorleant arrested in Iowa
Hall did not respond to police instructions and spit in the officers' faces, according to the affidavit. Dorleant allegedly kept approaching officers in a threatening manner during the incident, Olson said.
Ford Recalls 230K Vehicles To Correct Fire Hazard
About 208,584 of the affected vehicles are in the USA and federalized territories, 21,854 are in Canada and 318 are in Mexico. Dealerships will replace the current two-piece driveshaft in favor of a three-piece unit with two center bearing brackets.
Ford investing $1.2B in 3 Michigan plants, adding 130 jobs
In January, Ford said it was spending $700 million and adding 700 new jobs to build a data center at its Flat Rock Assembly Plant. The new data center Ford announced today will be in a new building on the same campus as the Flat Rock Plant.
Texas Senate OKs revisions to Texas contentious voter ID law
Committee Democrats argued the amendment did not change the substance of the bill enough to allow a vote based on Senate rules. Bosma's original House bill had set a date of 2021 for the now elected position to become a post appointed by the governor.
Girl ends up with 3rd-degree burns from homemade slime
Her parents took her to the hospital, where doctors said she had second and third degree burns. "I thought it was great". A quick YouTube search produces several slime or "gak" recipes using borax mixed with glue, water and food coloring.
Trump Has Visited His Golf Courses 13 Times as President
Social media users were quick to point out that the President travelled twice to a golf resort in Virigina over the weekend. For Trump, who usually spends his weekends at his "Winter White House" in Mar-a-Lago, this seemed groundbreaking.
Strong to severe weather possible Monday afternoon
The prime time for storms to develop will be this afternoon, according to the weather service in Huntsville. The strongest storms will be possible along and northwest of a line from Demopolis to Alabaster to Gadsden.
No. 1 Johnson to face Tanihara in WGC Match Play semis
Johnson, who lost to Noren in the first round of the 2013 WGC Match Play, answered with birdies at 13, 15 and 16 to seal the win. Holmes. "Since (Torrey Pines), I haven't played 13 holes like I did today - maybe ever", Rahm said of his quarter-final win.