"I think we're finally seeing some semblance of a strategy emerge", said Alan M. Dershowitz, the Harvard Law School professor emeritus who speaks with the president from time to time but has declined to join his legal team.
The back and forth between the Justice Department and Congress began with a classified subpoena from Nunes in late April. He traveled to the White House for a meeting with Trump, White House chief of staff John Kelly and FBI Director Christopher Wray.
Without substantiation, Trump tweeted in March 2017 that former President Barack Obama had conducted surveillance the previous October at Trump Tower, the NY skyscraper where Trump ran his campaign and transition and maintains a residence.
"Excuse me, I have the president of South Korea here", Trump said, sidestepping the question.
Ryan addressed the matter during a Capitol Hill press conference Tuesday.
On Sunday, Nunes said he would refuse to meet with the agency until he gets the documents, after threatening earlier this month to hold agency officials in contempt if they don't disclose them.
Trump and his supporters in Congress are expected to attack again in short order along a different line of advance, when Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz releases his report about the FBI's 2016 investigation of Hillary Clinton. With the demand, Trump entered into the realm of applying presidential pressure on the Justice Department regarding an investigation into his own campaign - a move few of his predecessors have made. "The Steele dossier wasn't the start of this. there wasn't a spy planted in the trump campaign".
"The review of highly classified documents in the midst of a highly charged partisan conflict raises the clear and present danger of illegal disclosure potentially catastrophic to confidential sources and operations", Blumenthal warned.
The announcements came after US President Donald Trump demanded the Justice Department investigate allegations the Federal Bureau of Investigation planted a mole in his presidential campaign for political reasons.
Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., a close Trump ally who has been critical of the Justice Department for not turning over documents to Congress, said he was glad to hear that Justice officials seemed willing to share more material about how they opened the investigation into contacts between some in the Trump campaign and Russians. "We don't care. Whatever is in the service of the president we're willing to do'". "He's a subject of this investigation, so the idea that he is doing this is really outrageous and you can see the FBI and the Justice Department trying to accommodate him but in a way that somehow preserves the investigation.it's unclear to me whether they'll be able to thread that needle".
"The norms about what governs ongoing investigations, about how the president interacts with the Department of Justice - especially when he is part of this investigation - he is eroding those norms", Harf said on "America's Newsroom". During a Fox News interview in March, he argued that there is no further need to investigate the Trump campaign, because while top White House aide Hope Hicks may have admitted to lying on behalf of Trump during sworn testimony, all she copped to were "white lies". In September of that year, he reached out to George Papadopoulos, an unpaid foreign policy adviser for the campaign, inviting him to London to work on a research paper.
The Thursday meeting came about after Wray, Coats and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein met President Trump at the White House Monday.
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