Putin offers to give Congress notes of Trump's meeting

The Wisconsin Republican addressed reports that the president asked former FBI director James Comey to back off the investigation of disgraced national security adviser Mike Flynn.

According to the Times, Comey wrote in the February memo that Trump told him Flynn had done nothing wrong.

"What you have is contemporaneous documentation of Comey's recollection of what the president said", said Bob Bauer, who served as White House counsel under President Barack Obama.

USA stocks opened sharply lower on Wednesday after the reports of the memo.

News Tuesday of Trump's request of Comey immediately renewed concerns from congressional Democrats that Trump was trying to obstruct an investigation that's been examining potential coordination between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign.

"We've tried tonight to get Republicans to come out and talk to us, and there are not Republicans willing to go on camera tonight as of yet", host Bret Baier said.

Democratic Rep. Al Green of Texas called for the impeachment of President Donald Trump Wednesday morning, the first member of Congress to officially request leveling charges against the President from the House floor.

"The liability of others in Trump's likely obstruction of justice will depend on the degree of their knowing and intentional involvement", says ethics guru Norman Eisen.

"What we have is a memo of a president asking highly inappropriate questions of an Federal Bureau of Investigation director", he said. "It is obvious that there are some people out there who want to harm the President. However, we think the situation is likely to change as this crisis leads to an interruption of the pro-growth White House agenda, deflating the Hope Rally".

The Wisconsin Republican says Congress will want to know if Trump asked Comey to end the probe, "why didn't he take action at the time". "So there are a lot of unanswered questions". "We need to have all the facts", the spokesperson said.

The latest developments have overshadowed the policy goals of Trump's Republican Party in Congress, including major healthcare legislation and tax cuts.

Mark Warner of Virginia, top Democrat on the Senate intelligence committee, said he would ask Comey for additional material as part of that panel's investigation.

On Tuesday, Sen. Angus King (I-Maine) told CNN's Wolf Blitzer that he also thinks Trump could face impeachment after the president admitted sharing "terrorism" facts with Russian officials in the White House.

Democrats and a number of Republicans said they wanted to hear from Comey, who was sacked last week a day before Trump met in the Oval Office with the Russian diplomats.

Schiff said impeachment is "not something to be lightly entertained".

But the possible existence of a trove of Comey memos may be the real story here.

Chaffetz, the chair of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, also said he's prepared to subpoena the memos Comey wrote after his meetings with Trump. Ryan backed Chaffetz's request. I do this because I believe in the great ideals that this country stands for: "liberty and justice for all.I do it because, Mr. Speaker, there is a belief in this country that no one is above the law, and that includes the president of the United States of America".



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