Chaffetz: I'm ready to subpoena for Comey memo

Chaffetz Willing to Subpoena to Get Comey Memos

Collins also said Wednesday that her committee is also "moving up pace" on its bipartisan probe into allegations involving Russian influence on the 2016 presidential campaign, including "the vital question of whether there was collaboration between any member of the Trump campaign and the Russians".

She said she is not sure, though, if the committee can take Trump or the White House at face value on many questions surrounding the probe.

We also obviously need to get Director Comey's memos immediately, as well as all associated records, including any audio tapes, and notes, if they exist. He urged Mueller to follow the facts with "integrity and independence". He says the Justice Department's naming of Robert Mueller late Wednesday as special counsel is consistent with that goal.

She also said she does not agree with contentions that the investigation is being spurred by Democrats trying to hurt Trump.

In his written statement, Ryan says the House investigation will continue.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says Robert Mueller's appointment as special counsel shows the investigation into Russian meddling in last year's US election "will continue".

The Kentucky Republican had said initially that investigations by the Senate intelligence panel and the FBI were sufficient. That came hours after The New York Times reported on a memo authored by Comey that said Trump asked the then-FBI director end his investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn.

Warner, the top Democrat of the Senate's Russian Federation investigation, would not say if Comey had accepted the committee's invitation - sent Wednesday - but said he was confident Comey will appear.

In a short statement, Mueller says, "I accept this responsibility and will discharge it to the best of my ability".

The Justice Department declined to explain the decision-making involved in the appointment.

The House Oversight Committee sent a letter to the FBI Tuesday night requesting all communications between President Donald Trump and former bureau director James B. Comey.

In addition to these concerns, we are alarmed that the attorney genial's actions in recommending that President Trump fire Director Comey may have contradicted his sworn testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee at his confirmation hearing, breached the public recusal he made before the American people and violated the law enacted by Congress to prevent conflicts of interest at the Department of Justice.

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