Conway toldCNN's Anderson Cooper that the Russian Federation investigation had nothing to do with Comey's firing, pushing the administration's line that Trump lost confidence in Comey over his handling of the investigation into Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server while serving as secretary of state.
Sanders said Thursday that Trump would "love nothing more for this investigation to continue to its completion".
Some in the media are calling President Donald Trump's threat to cancel White House press briefings unprecedented, but it's not.
President Donald Trump's communications strategy requires the White House to delegitimize all sources of information that provide unfavorable facts about the administration.
The White House also changed its narrative about whether the president had made a decision to fire Comey based on the recommendations by Rosenstein and Attorney General Jeff Sessions.
"After watching Director Comey's testimony last Wednesday [at Capitol Hill], the President was strongly inclined to remove him".
Meanwhile, this wasn't the only time McCabe rebuked the official line out of the White House.
Whether or not Huckabee Sanders heard from enough people to make this anecdote meaningful (putting aside the fact that the public is supposed to take her word for it that a representative sample of Federal Bureau of Investigation employees got in touch with her and actually said what she claims) completely misses the point.
White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer spoke to reporters Friday during the White House daily press briefing.
"Today we will no doubt hear calls for a new investigation which could only serve to impede the current work being done", McConnell told the chamber.
The White House has struggled to present a unified narrative about Trump's firing of Comey on Tuesday, which created a storm of speculation over the timing of the dismissal amid the FBI's probe into possible ties between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation.
On Wednesday, during a briefing for which she once again received relatively high marks from observers, Sanders was asked if the president had made a decision to fire Comey before he receiving a recommendation from Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein that she do so.
Trump says in an interview with NBC News that he had planned to fire Comey all along, regardless of the recommendations of top Justice Department officials.
Huckabee Sanders said Comey chose to throw a "stick of dynamite" at the Department of Justice when he circumvented the chain of command in his press conference previous year regarding the investigation in Hillary Clinton's private server. "The president, over the last several months, lost confidence in Director Comey".
Hospitals in London, north-west England and central England have all been affected, according to the BBC. Cybersecurity firm Avast said it tracked more than 75,000 ransomware attacks in 99 countries Friday.
Justice Action Network, said reform efforts have taken hold even in deep-red conservative states where Republicans dominate. Now, as the attorney general reimposes the full severity of the laws Congress passed, the need to move is only greater.
NASA completed its first ISS spacewalk on December 7, 1998, just 17 days after the space station first launched. As the spacewalk concluded, Whitson said it was "amazing" to have completed the station's 200th spacewalk.
No newly authorised aid had been delivered yet, Hassan said , but he added that "I believe this support will arrive soon". An SDF commander, identified only as Abdelqader, declined to specify dates at a news conference, citing tactical reasons.
Speaking after the second round at the Players Championship on Friday, McIlroy acknowledged that he had aggravated his back. He just didn't expect to be punished like this. "There's just not really a moment where you can let up", Hughes said.
The bus was reportedly contracted by the company; it was not a Tesla-owned bus nor was it built by the company. Confirmed this is Tesla commuter bus involved, still just one lane getting by crash scene EB 580 before 205.
According to the New York Times , on December 29, 2016, Michael Flynn spoke with Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak. Trump ignored Obama's advice and tapped Flynn for the top White House national security role.
This is Microsoft's answer to Chrome OS, and the new streamlined version of Windows 10 is being targeted mainly at students. Would you rather have a Surface Pro 5? Unlike other Surface models, it does not run the traditional version of Windows.
On the second day of his stay in Mumbai , he is reportedly making a visit to the Gateway of India, Kala Ghoda and Mani Bhavan. The worldwide singer enthralled over 45,000 people during his performance at DY Patil Stadium in Navi Mumbai .
Press Secretary Sean Spicer says "there's no reason to believe he doesn't [have the president's full confidence] at this time". Trump's initial question apparently did not satisfy the president, the associates said.
That outbreak was not connected to the massive epidemic in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone that left thousands dead. That experience helped Congolese authorities respond effectively to an outbreak in 2014 that killed 49 people.
The study was published in the CDC's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report in conjunction with the Tennessee Department of Health. Researchers from this study found that rural communities in Tennessee and West Virginia were significantly impacted.
China downplays expectations from homemade C919 jet
The plane will be able to carry between 158-168 passengers, depending on seating layout, and is constructed mainly from aluminium. It also wants to move into the global jet market, which is estimated to be worth $2 trillion over the next two decades.
Rangers top Senators 4-1, tie series 2-2
Karlsson left Thursday's Senators loss with a lower-body injury after he collided with Rangers forward Chris Kreider. Each team got goals in the third period, courtesy of New York's Jimmy Vesey and Ottawa's Derick Brasard.
Erdogan hopeful for breakthrough in dispute on arming Kurds
Since we are partners as we are friends and friendly countries, you should deport him as soon as legal procedures are complete". The public reaction for this decision could have significant repercussions for the U.S.'s image and standing in the world.
Don't call me Caitlyn: Baby name plunges in popularity
Caitlyn Jenner has credited the " Caitlyn " inside her for winning her gold medal in the decathlon in the 1976 Olympic games. Jenner publicly revealed her transition in 2015 and has transformed herself into an activist for the transgender community.
Police block march of elderly Venezuelans
Most of those killed in protests and overnight looting have been young men in their 20s and 30s. Some demonstrators are pushing against the officers' plastic shields, only to be forced back.
Tom Brady the latest star on Madden game cover
EA notes that more information on Madden NFL 18 will be shown at EA Play on June 10, including a "brand-new mode". Players that have appeared on the cover have found their careers shortened, or have found themselves injured.
Apple to spend $200 million supporting Corning plant in Ky
Corning has been an Apple supplier for 10 years now, making it a rather obvious target for investment from the fund. The investment will go toward R&D, capital equipment needs, and glass processing at the 65-year-old Corning plant.
DeVos Greeted With Boos At College Commencement
Jacari Harris, a junior and former student body president, told the Washington Post that the education secretary was " awesome ". That gives us profound understanding of the thousands of petitions signed calling for Jackson's resignation.
NFL's wild opening round could yield more surprises on Day 2
Though the players are late round picks, don't think that means they're any less important than the people drafted before them. The first stunning move was the Bears trading with the 49ers to select North Carolina quarterback Mitchell Trubisky at No. 2.