Comey has also said Trump asked him to drop an investigation into ties between Michael Flynn, who advised Trump during the campaign and briefly served as national security adviser after Trump's inauguration, and Russian officials.
Trump said he was being investigated by the man who, in the first place, told him to fire James Comey.
It was unclear if Trump was referencing Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein or Special Counsel Robert Mueller.
Adding to the confusion is the fact that the special investigation is being led by another former FBI director.
"The FBI leak of information regarding the President is outrageous, inexcusable and illegal", Mark Corallo, spokesperson for Trump's lawyer Marc Kasowitz, said. Mr Pence hired criminal lawyer Richard Cullen as special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation intensifies.
U.S. President Donald Trump lashed out Friday over the investigation into his "collusion with the Russians" saying the lack of any proof of alleged connections is "sad!"
Citing a memo from the general counsel's office of Trump's transition team, the Times said former members were given the order on Thursday for any information involving Russian Federation or Ukraine in the latest sign of the investigations' expanding reach. "Witch Hunt", Trumpwrote on Twitter.
Facebook and other platforms have been criticized by politicians for not doing enough to crack down on extremist content. The company is also attempting to tackle terrorist activity on WhatsApp and Instagram as well, the post said .
He was charged in April 2006 with battery and aiding damage to a motor vehicle but the charges were later dismissed, records show. Capitol Police officers who were in Scalise's security detail returned fire and wounded the shooter, who was taken into custody.
Looking at anticipated growth in global oil demand this year, OPEC reiterated its forecast of 1.27 million barrels per day (bpd). West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures for July delivery dropped by 1.01 percent to $45.99 per barrel.
Russia 's Foreign Ministry said in a statement Sunday Trump is: 'returning us to the forgotten rhetoric of the Cold War'. GAESA now operates the Four Points by Sheraton Havana , one of the first USA hotels to open on the island in decades.
Sphero continues its partnership with Disney today, with the launch of a new toy based on the Marvel superhero Spider-Man. All this interaction and engagement might make you nervous, but Sphero spent a lot of time thinking about privacy.
The soldiers were assisting operations against the Islamic State in the restive eastern province of Afghanistan. He added that two other insurgents were killed by police, but a fight with one remaining attacker is ongoing.
Hodgkinson, a 66-year-old home inspector and activist who volunteered on the presidential campaign of Sen. Congressional staffer Zach Barth was shot in the leg and has since been released from the hospital.
Bill Cosby's celebrity peers aren't shying away from sounding off about his mistrial, declared Saturday by a Pennsylvania judge. In Cosby's case, that could have involved the more than 60 other women who have accused him of assaults dating to the 1960s.
He went on to play eight seasons in Buffalo, ranking fifth in team history in points (558) and games played (608). Housley replaces Dan Bylsma , who was sacked by Buffalo in April after two mediocre seasons with the team.
Bessemer Group Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of Murphy Oil Corporation during the fourth quarter valued at $1,076,000. It worsened, as 40 investors sold MUR shares while 127 reduced holdings. 60 funds opened positions while 160 raised stakes.
Lobbyist shot is expected to make full recovery
The Democrats won 11-2, then turned right around and gave the trophy to the Republican team to put in Scalise's office. Sava said that after being released from the hospital, Scalise "will require a period of healing and rehabilitation".
58 dead in central Portugal wildfires; many killed in cars
Leaders from around the world have expressed their condolences and the government has declared three days of national mourning. Isabel Brandao told The Associated Press on Sunday that she had feared for her life when she saw the Pedrogao Grande blaze.
Missed fairways leave McIlroy in rough shape at US Open
Joining them with a weekend off - British Open champion Henrik Stenson , Alex Noren , Jon Rahm , Justin Rose and Adam Scott . He loved Erin Hills, a course with wide fairways between the knee-high fescue that he figured would allow him to attack.
Trump hands to Pentagon troop level decisions on Afghanistan
Earlier this year, the Pentagon was considering a request for roughly 3,000 more troops, mainly for training and advising. Mattis has warned Congress the US -backed Afghan forces were not beating the Taliban despite more than 15 years of war.