No one from the White House. "It used to be the message not just of the White House, but of America".
Among a string of tweets sent out early Friday morning, President Donald Trump threatened to stop daily White House press briefings.
This now appears to be the second time this week that Trump has taken to Twitter in order to intimidate a possible witness against him.
After the onslaught of criticism for the way the White House has changed details of its Comey firing narrative, Mr Trump tweeted on Friday that because of his busy schedule and with lots of things happening, it was not "possible for my surrogates to stand at podium with ideal accuracy".
The Senate Intelligence Committee is conducting a wide-ranging investigation into alleged Russian interference in the 2016 election, and is looking at sensitive questions about whether anyone in Mr. Trump's orbit coordinated with Russia.
Mr Trump said he and Mr Comey "had a very nice dinner, and at that time he told me, 'You are not under investigation, ' which I knew anyway".
"I think the president wants loyalty to this country and to the rule of law", he said. He leans heavily on daughter Ivanka Trump and son-in-law Jared Kushner, as well as Hope Hicks, his trusted campaign spokeswoman and Keith Schiller, his longtime bodyguard.
Then-FBI Director James Comey testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington.
"When the Nixon tapes became public, what shocked people so much was the difference between what Nixon said in public and what Nixon said in private", said Nichter, who asked if Trump tapes would reveal the same thing - if there is a difference between the public and private Trump.
At Issue: Could the Trump presidency be in serious jeopardy?
The fiery South Carolinian who made his name grilling Hillary Clinton over the 2012 attack on a US diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya, and the Texan who serves as the number two Republican in the Senate are among the candidates under consideration to lead the Federal Bureau of Investigation after James Comey's high-profile firing earlier this week.
Trump spent most of the week out of sight, a marked change from a typically jam-packed schedule that often includes multiple on-camera events per day.
White House spokesman Sean Spicer told a news briefing that Trump did not demand Comey's loyalty. He's viewed even senior advisers suspiciously, including Bannon and Priebus, when stories about internal White House drama land in the press.
In two subsequent phone conversations, Comey also assured him he was not under investigation.
In Trump's case, he went on television and brazenly volunteered the information.
Much of Trump's ire has been focused on the communications team, all of whom were caught off guard by Comey's ouster.
Mr. Rosenstein wrote a memo that the White House initially claimed was the basis for Mr. Comey's removal.
Trump also hit back on Friday at media reports questioning the credibility of White House accounts of why Comey was sacked, which have changed over the course of the week and threatened an end to regular White House press briefings.
"Nixon found out the hard way that having tape recordings of your conversations can backfire", Hughes said.
This talking point - that former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper said there was "no evidence" of Trump campaign-Russia collusion - was debunked during a Senate hearing on Monday featuring testimony from Clapper and former acting Attorney General Sally Yates.
It's an opportunity that provides all the adrenaline necessary to overcome any sort of physical or emotional fatigue. Wounded and frustrated, the Washington Capitals expected to be playing in the Eastern Conference Final on Saturday.
The Firm is focused on discovering and developing engineered monoclonal antibodies to treat severe and life threatening diseases. Compass Group (LON:CPG) had its stock rating reiterated as "Hold" in a report released by analysts at Numis Securities.
A nice change from that furrowed brow and flickering doubt that so often danced in his eyes during his recent slump. He conceded only two break opportunities to Djokovic, who converted one early in the second set.
The Social Security Administration's website provides lists of the top 1,000 baby names for each year, dating to 1880. Say hello once again to Noah and Emma, who made the top of the baby names list for the third year in a row.
The first candidate to arrive was Alice Fisher, a high-ranking Justice Department official in the George W. When asked if the decision will come before the trip, the president said "even that is possible".
In Game 6 a year ago, Washington fell into an early 3-0 hole before rallying to force overtime, in which the team ultimately lost. Sullivan switched around his lines for the game, moving Jake Guentzel down to the second line with Evgeni Malkin and Bryan Rust.
Besides the C919, China is also working with Russian Federation to develop a long-haul wide-bodied jet called the C929. The jet is one of the final pieces of an aviation ecosystem that has been in development for decades in China.
Edwards' family and its attorney said Johnson advised them of the federal investigation during a meeting Thursday. The Edwards family is requesting punitive and exemplary damages "to deter this type of conduct in the future".
Hunnam has what it takes to become a major movie star and I think this movie proves it, but nearly no one else agrees with me. Below, watch the King Arthur: Legend of the Sword featurette on Vortigern ( Jude Law ).
We'll see [if I will be manager next season]. "There is Hull we need to compete against, and the size of the game". It's clear we did our best, to try and play at a higher level, and to fight until this moment.
That's pushing up inflation, which is now 2.3 per cent annually, within the central bank's goal of about 2 per cent. This could imply the BoE will raise rates for the first time since 2007 just as Britain leaves the EU.
Traditional grocery stores were offering organic choices, but not almost as well-stocked as Whole Foods Market is. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 66,109 shares in the company, valued at $2,011,035.78.
South Korean military: North Korea launches projectile
A USA defense official confirmed that it flew that far, but said the U.S. is still assessing what type of missile it was. It impacted "so close to Russian soil ... the president can not imagine that Russia is pleased", the White House said.
Moms reveal what they really want for Mother's Day
Being a motherless daughter on Mother's Day isn't like every other day - it's more hard than you can imagine. So, if you are estranged or not communicating with your mother make this the weekend to change your life.
Tottenham Vs. Manchester United Live Stream
And it is the goals from academy graduate Kane over the last three seasons that have propelled the side up the standings. Tottenham saw four of their players make the PFA team of the season, but Christian Eriksen was not one of them.
Santner spins New Zealand to win over Ireland
Worker, in only his third worldwide , was the more patient while Taylor scored at nearly a run-a-ball. For Ireland medium-pacers Tim Murtagh and Barry McCarthy each took two wickets.
Fox News co-president Bill Shine is out
Hannity warned last week that Shine's departure from Fox News would spell the "total end" of the network "as we know it". In addition to Shine's exit, Murdoch communicated that Suzanne Scott will now step up as head of programming.
Despite warnings on Flynn, Trump dismisses Russian collusion
Yates' testimony returned the spotlight to the simmering controversy over Russia's meddling in last year's United States election. He indicated Trump has not accepted her finding that Flynn may have been compromised, calling it "a little premature".
Overblown claim on new China trade deal
Ross said a deal for coal exports to China wasn't likely, given the far shipping distances. -China trade agreement. China is the third largest LNG importer, behind Japan and South Korea, bringing in 26.06 million tonnes in 2016.
Halep reaches Madrid semis, to face Sevastova
The Frenchwoman will take on the reigning champion after overcoming world number nine Kuznetsova 6-4, 7-6 (4) on Friday. Halep will play Anastasija Sevastova of Latvia, who defeated Kiki Bertens of the Netherlands 6-3, 6-3.
Don't call me Caitlyn: Baby name plunges in popularity
The founder of BabynameWizard.com, Laura Wattenberg, said: "It was inevitable". " Caitlyn was already falling in popularity. This remark resulted in the 83-year-old reminding Jenner that she's still a sexual viable person.
Trump reassures Abbas at the White House
The status of Jerusalem remains one of the core issues in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. "But we need two willing parties". Trump sparked global criticism at the time when he appeared to back away from supporting a two-state solution.
Trump and Putin to meet in July, Russian state media says
On Tuesday night, Trump fired FBI Director James Comey in what sources told CNN was partly a direct response to the investigation. Later, however, they said that Trump had planned to fire Comey regardless. "That's the problem with the Russians - they lie".
San Antonio soundly eliminate Houston Rockets
San Antonio shot 53 percent from the field, compiled a 60-37 rebounding advantage and limited Houston to 28 percent shooting. After an MVP caliber regular season, Harden took a bit of a step back during the Rockets playoff 11-game playoff run.