The President of the United States Donald trump commented on the ongoing Senate hearings about resignation of the head of the FBI James Comey, in which he testified about Russian interference in American elections and the role of the President.
«We are under siege, but come out of it stronger than before. We will never yield, we will continue to fight and do what we think is right», – quotes words of the President news Agency Reuters.
Earlier in the day, the U.S. Senate Committee on intelligence has begun hearings on the case of former head of the FBI James Comey, who was dismissed on may 9 this year, during which he will testify, reported on Thursday, June 8, the American media.
His speech of Komi began with allegations, stating that the President of the United States Donald trump slandered him and misled citizens. He also said that the fact that the Kremlin’s intervention in the course of American elections does not cause doubts.
The former head of the FBI said that led them to the office led tens of thousands of investigations, however, the White house was interested only in those relating to his Advisor Michael Flynn.
However, the Komi Republic, has denied allegations that trump reportedly asked to stop the investigation of the alleged intervention of Russia.
In published the day before the statement of the Komi Republic reports that the President of the United States, Donald trump told him to stop investigating ties between former White house adviser Michael Flynn with Russia.
According to Komi, trump called the investigation of Russian interference in presidential elections in the United States «a cloud over his head», and demanded that the Komi Republic «loyalty».
Komi also stressed that the three Trump confirmed that he is not a target of the investigation.
Recall that James Comey was dismissed by President Donald trump in early may. Judging by the comments of the White house, Comey was dismissed on the grounds that he could not cope with the assigned duties and, in the opinion of the President, could not continue to lead the FBI.
Komi was removed from office a day after hearings in the legal Subcommittee of the U.S. Senate in the case of relationships, Michael Flynn, former adviser to trump on national security, with Russian politicians. Also discussed was the possible intervention of Russia in the presidential campaign in the United States.
At the same time, according to us media reports, a few days before the sudden resignation of the head of the FBI James Komi has addressed in the Ministry of justice with a request for his Department supplementary budget with the aim to intensify the investigation of suspicions of Russian interference in the presidential election.