The Senate Select Committee on Intelligence has issued a subpoena to former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, who resigned amid a storm of controversy after he lied to senior White House officials, including Vice President Mike Pence, about a secret phone call with Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak. Mark Warner, the committee's Democratic vice chairman, issued a joint statement saying the panel chose to issue the subpoena after Flynn, through his lawyer, declined to cooperate with an April 28 request to turn over the documents.
The senators claim they requested the documents on April 28, but they say Flynn "declined, through counsel, to cooperate with the committee's request".
Stone told NBC's "Today" he wants to testify, since members of congressional panels involved in the Russian Federation probe "have disparaged me publicly".
Some Republicans veered away from Russian Federation to focus on issues such as whether the Obama administration had improperly revealed the names of Trump associates contained in surveillance records.
Trump defended Flynn, saying he was a "very good person". Even after Yates' initial explanation on January 26, White House Counsel Donald McGahn didn't seem to get it.
Flynn, who was named by Trump as his national security adviser after the election, emerged at the center of the controversy when it was revealed he secretly discussed U.S. sanctions with the Russian ambassador to the United States in December.
Although Graham admitted that he had no evidence of improper business links between Trump and Russian Federation, he said he was interested in the matter and would like to look into it.
"The vice president was unknowingly making false statements to the public and we believed that General Flynn was compromised with respect to the Russians", said Yates before the panel.
GREENE: Did you get any clarity yesterday on the proverbial who knew what when?
All three officials were pursuing separate but related inquiries into Russia's interference in the 2016 election, and whether the Trump campaign had anything to do with it.
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Republican Sen. John Cornyn said her actions with regard to the executive order were "enormously disappointing" and accused her of undermining the powers of the President because she disagreed with Trump's order "as a policy matter".
"As he's noted, Lieutenant General Flynn was asked for his resignation because he misled the vice president".
A spokesman for Flynn did not immediately return a request for comment when asked about the subpoenas.
And she made it perfectly clear that it was because of legitimate concerns that the Russians had proof that the national security adviser was lying.
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Donald Trump attacked the long-standing Senate procedure, when striking out at a negotiated budget deal on Capitol Hill. Why haven't Republicans already used reconciliation to get around hardline Democratic opposition to Trump's policies?
The Thaad missile system, aimed at intercepting attacks from North Korea, was made operational in South Korea last week. While taking the oath of office Wednesday, Moon said he's open to visiting North Korea under the right conditions.
It was a big and warm welcome for Edwin Encarnacion returning to Toronto, as he received a standing ovation in his first at bat. He walked two Cleveland batters in the second inning and both would come in to score to provide the Indians with a 2-0 lead.
However, it expects overall smartphone shipments to be flat quarter-on-quarter due to decreased sales of mid to low-end products. Samsung has posted its best quarterly profits since 2013 with strong memory chip and display sale, despite Sliding mobile sales.
The Edmonds Food Bank at United Methodist Church and the Westgate Chapel Food Bank together serve over 10,000 families per year. The United States Postal Service will partner with United Way again this year for the annual "Stamp Out Hunger" food drive .
Underlying inflation is stuck below the RBA's target band of 2-3 percent with wages crawling at their slowest pace on record. That measure alone is expected to raise an additional $8.2 billion of taxes in its first two and a half years in operation.
They looked for evidence of the location of Sterling's right hand as he struggled with the officers who tried to subdue him. The shooting sparked nationwide protests amid a fierce debate over police treatment of minorities.
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A senior executive at one of the Big Four banks warned the government of "unintended consequences" of introducing a new levy. But the budget forecast a A$7.4 billion surplus in 2020-21, an improvement on A$1.08 billion at the mid-year review.
Murray out in third round
David Goffin awaits the victor of that clash after the Belgian beat world number six Milos Raonic 64, 62. France s Kristina Mladenovic also reached the last four in straight sets 6-4, 6-4 over Sorana Cristea.
Foreign buyers hit with increased taxes and charges
Mr Bowen said his party was still dissecting the increase to the Medicare levy, which it is proposed will raise about $8 billion. So the Treasurer has delivered a budget that lifts the Medicare levy for all but the lowest income earners in two years' time.
Spurs overcome Leonard injury, Harden to beat Rockets in OT
Without star Kawhi Leonard , Green took over in the final minute with Spurs trailing by 1. "I just missed shots", Harden said. Despite both his ankle and knee bothering him, Leonard still led the way for San Antonio with 22 points and 15 rebounds.
Suspect in killing of Arkansas deputy captured
Mainhart was a five-year veteran of the Yell County Sheriff's Department, Sheriff Bill Gilkey said. Negotiators are attempting to make contact with the individual during the hostage situation.
May denies energy bills cap is from 'Marxist universe'
Under the new proposal by the Conservatives, industry regulator Ofgem would set a cap for the default standard variable tariffs. The PM said five of the "big six" energy companies had recently raised prices while their profit margins hit "record levels".
Home, sweet home: Beal, Wall lead Wizards past Hawks, 103-99
Atlanta let Washington bleed 10 seconds off the clock without fouling before grabbing a defensive board in a four-point game. The Wizards avoided the dismal start that essentially ruined their hopes in Game 3 before the first quarter was done.
Trump Administration Eviscerates EPA Advisory Board
This approach is what was always intended for the Board and we're making a clear break with the last administration's approach". Freire suggested that Scott Pruitt is not interested in maintaining the science-only direction of the board.
Judge agrees to toss Aaron Hernandez's murder conviction
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