Politico on Wednesday reported that the letter's signers include House Armed Services Committee Chairman Adam SmithAdam SmithHouse Dems to WH: Revoke Kushner's security clearance Top Dem: Trump troop increase claims "a ruse" Pentagon: ICBM missile intercept test a success MORE (D-Wash.) and Rep. Tim Ryan (D-Ohio), as well as Reps.
Spicer hems before dropping what sounds a lot like a bombshell. The president, aides said, has not ruled out the possibility that his son-in-law and daughter Ivanka Trump, who both hold White House positions, would return to NY this year, although White House officials said there were no plans for them to do so.
White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer told reporters Wednesday that questions related to the investigation potential collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation will now be referred to President Donald Trump's personal lawyer.
A lawyer who represents potential political appointees explained the trepidation to Politico: "There's no doubt in my mind that people are being very cautious, to put it mildly".
"He now lives within himself, which is a unsafe place for Donald Trump to be", one source said. "They have a real talent problem that continues to grow".
Scandal, schm-andal. That's how Jared Kushner was dealing with rising questions about his ties to Russian Federation on his first day back at the White House.
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He arrived in the job in February eager to launch ambitious efforts to combat violent crime and deport undocumented immigrants. Trump's personal lawyer also challenged Comey's account, saying the president never asked for the investigation to be dropped.
Clinton said during the appearance that she inherited "nothing" from the Democratic Party and said the press had over-reacted to her use of a private email server while she was secretary of state.
Despite the widespread gossip, Spicer returned from Trump's foreign trip with an on-camera briefing at the White House press briefing on Tuesday, directly contrasting the stories about the future of his job.
Michael Dubke, the White House communications director, announced Tuesday that he was resigning, as President Donald Trump considers a broader shake-up of his staff in the face of multiple investigations. Today's White House press briefing was audio only, but video of the moment being aired on MSNBC can be viewed in the embedded player above.
The White House press secretary also said the Afghan strategy review is still underway.
Along with distracting from lower-level hires, the Russian Federation probe has slowed and complicated the process of filling the administration's highest-profile vacancy - director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
Trump has yet to sign a major piece of legislation, and he is now facing a series of major decisions, including withdrawing from the Paris climate accord, increasing troops in Afghanistan and naming a new Federal Bureau of Investigation director. John Cornyn (R-Texas), Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) and former Sen.
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