Trump says he wasn't warned in 2016 about Russia threats. He was

Casey Dawson
June 2, 2018

Lawmakers demanded the briefing following reports that a government informant approached Trump campaign officials.

He also criticized Gowdy for not moving to prosecute Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonRomney reveals he wrote in wife's name for president in 2016 Former FBI official feared Rosenstein gave Trump cover story to fire Comey over Russian Federation probe: report Trump bragged to Obama about size of his rallies in meeting after Election Day: book MORE over Benghazi.

Rudy Giuliani told The Associated Press on Wednesday that Trump has asked him multiple times, before and after the former New York City mayor joined the president's legal team last month, about whether Sessions should have been fired. "And I wish I did!" the president added.

Gowdy said he understood Trump's frustration about public rhetoric on the Russian Federation investigation by Democrats and intelligence officials, like former FBI Director James Comey and former CIA Director John Brennan.

Two sources told Axios that Trump stopped short of ordering Sessions to undo his recusal, but rather told the attorney general he'd be a "hero" among conservatives if he did "the right thing" and reasserted oversight of the investigation.

Sessions has a long history of service to the American people, said Gonzales, and he does not believe he wants to leave his "dream job" position.

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The President escalated his attacks on Sessions this week, saying in a tweet that he wishes he had not picked him to be attorney general.

Mr. Gowdy said that based on the information he received, the FBI was investigating Russian influence, not monitoring the campaign's political activity.

Gowdy told Fox News that he thought Trump should grant an interview to Mueller and his investigators in order to clear all this up.

On Trey Gowdy's comments and the backlash he has received: It's very important that he said that nothing they've seen has anything to do with Donald Trump, which is a really big deal. The House intelligence committee investigating allegations of interference and collusion has often devolved into hyperpartisan bickering, competing documents and attempts to drive the media narrative.

Sen. Chris Coons, D-Del., said on CNN that he was "grateful" to Gowdy for publicly debunking Trump's spy theory.

"The President still has concerns about whether or not the Federal Bureau of Investigation acted inappropriately having people in his campaign. and certainly the President has concerns about the overall conduct of the Federal Bureau of Investigation when it comes to this process", Sanders said.

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