After Comey's dismissal, news reports emerged that Trump asked Comey to end the Flynn probe during a February meeting in the Oval Office the day after Flynn was sacked for misrepresenting his contacts with the Russian ambassador.The account, first reported by the New York Times, was based on a memo Comey wrote after the meeting.
The Associated Press reported on May 19 that Comey had agreed to testify before the committee after Memorial Day. The president reportedly told Comey, "I hope you can see your way clear to letting this go, to letting Flynn go".
Trade tops agenda as Trump hosts Vietnamese leader
Budget carrier VietJet, which has a market value of $1.7 billion, said in January it has revived plans for an overseas listing. The deal also had strategic implications for Vietnam , a country of 90 million nestled against China's southern border.
Mr Flynn resigned in February after it was revealed that he had misled Vice President Mike Pence and other top White House officials about his conversations with Sergey Kislyak, the Russian ambassador to the US. Whoever Trump appoints will require Senate approval, and winning that could prove hard, as both Democrats and Republicans will probably push for a person who could resist the White House's influence.
The FBI is investigating Flynn's contact with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak as part of its probe into Russia's interference in the 2016 election. USA Today was first to report that Trump would be meeting with Pistole.
"The bottom line is he's going to testify", CNN's unnamed source said.
Guentzel's goal lifts Penguins by Predators 5-3 in Game 1
The final stat line - five goals on 12 shots for Pittsburgh - the lowest shot total for a winning team in the Stanley Cup Final . But Nashville's defence buckled down in the second, preventing Pittsburgh from registering a shot on net in the period.
Trump has repeatedly denounced the investigation as a "witch hunt", claiming it is being perpetuated by "fake news" organizations.
Trump's press secretary Sean Spicer has revealed the president has had interviews with the two candidates who are being considered as candidates for the role of Federal Bureau of Investigation director at the White House.
The allegations of financial links between the Trump campaign and the Kremlin - which Trump adamantly denies - call to mind allegations compiled by Christopher Steele, the retired Russia-desk chief of Britain's MI6 intelligence agency.
South Indian court orders 4 week stay on cow slaughter rules
The dispute is still at the core of tensions between Hindus and India's Muslim minority. Some states organised "beef fests" to protest the ban.