Former Director of the FBI decided to address the Senate on the “Russian case”
Ex-FBI Director James Comey, who was dismissed from the post of President of the United States Donald trump is willing to speak at a public hearing of the Senate Committee on intelligence on the “Russian case”. On Wednesday, may 31, according to CNN.
Citing its sources, CNN claimed that Komi wants to talk about what the US President had exerted pressure on him to complete the investigation against the former assistant to the President for national security Michael Flynn.
The speech of the Komi Republic can be held June 7, marks the channel. Officially, this date is not confirmed.
It is also indicated that the Komi Republic have agreed on some details concerning the presentations at the hearing, Robert Mueller, who on may 18 was appointed special adviser to oversee the investigation “attempts of intervention of the government of Russia in the presidential elections of 2016”. The US President then said that the Mueller investigation confirms the absence of “collusion” between his presidential campaign and a foreign power.
Trump dismissed Komi on 10 may, on the recommendation of the Minister of justice, attorney General Jeff and Roman sessions. As was stated in a letter to ex-FBI Director, he “is not able to effectively lead” the Department. According to the White house in Komi Republic had abused its powers by closing a case against former Secretary of state Hillary Clinton, election 2016 confronting Trump about using private email for official purposes.
As wrote The New York Times on may 16, trump asked Komi Republic to terminate the investigation in relation to Flynn. The White house denied this information. Meanwhile, Democrats have accused trump of the obstruction of justice and called for the impeachment of the President. “[Trump] was fired the FBI Director, who led the investigation against the President because of his ties with Russia, which intervened in the presidential elections”, — said the member of the house of representatives al green.
Michael Flynn resigned from the post of adviser to the President on national security on February 13. In the letter of resignation stated that he gave the White house inaccurate information about contacts with the Russian Ambassador in Washington Sergei Kislyak. The Flynn appointed General Herbert Raymond McMaster.
In January was published the declassified version of the report of US intelligence, which claimed that hackers attacked American computer systems during the election campaign, are the Russian authorities are using the attack allegedly wanted to influence the political process in the country. In response, the Kremlin’s spokesman Dmitry Peskov said that Moscow is seriously tired of the accusations and believes the ongoing “witch hunt”. President Donald trump has described the situation with the same words.