This comes on the heels of the bombshell report completely denied by the White House that there was a memo written by former FBI Director James Comey detailing a meeting where President Trump asked him to stop investigating Flynn. "I hope you can see your way clear to letting this go, to letting Flynn go. I hope you can let this go", Comey recalled Trump saying.
Authorities said Russian Federation meddled in November's election to benefit Trump.
In an interview, Mr Chaffetz said he wasn't prejudging the case.
"But when I made that decision, I actually thought it would be a bipartisan decision".
Vladimir Putin Openly Mocks Donald Trump for Sharing Secret Intel With Lavrov
Ryan said Congress needs to get the facts, but "it is obvious there are some people out there who want to harm the president". The White House said it was "not a truthful or accurate portrayal of the conversation between the President and Mr Comey".
"So, from my point of view, this is of enormous effect for his presidency".
Graham said the sooner Comey can speak to Congress on the matter, the better.
"We need a great director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation". The report that the USA president had shared Israeli intelligence with Russian Federation was Israel's "worst fears confirmed", one of the officers was quoted as saying. "Everyone thinks so", he said when asked whether he ever thought he did something recently that merited criminal charges or impeachment. Comey, who noted the request in a memo, was sacked by Trump on 9 May.
"I'm sure we're going to go on to hear from Mr. Comey about why, if this happened as he allegedly describes, why didn't he take action at the time?".
"It's hard to imagine what these people, who generate such nonsense and rubbish, can dream up next", said Putin. The Senate Intelligence Committee also wants Comey to testify both publicly and in private. Claire McCaskill, after a Senate meeting with Rosenstein, said Rosenstein was aware Comey would be fired before writing the memo justifying Comey's firing. It makes one wonder if that second go was more of a fishing expedition, where McGahn had time to consider their first talk, mull over unanswered questions, and then figure out what else he needed to know if Yates knew.