After sowing doubts, Trump backs NATO mutual defense under charter
09:33, Jun 11, 2017
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Trump went on to declare that Comey was not just a leaker, but a perjurer.
"Well, I'll tell you about that maybe sometime in the very near future", Trump said. The Romanian leader and Trump are likely to discuss North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, recent British and French elections and possibly the president's first official trip to Europe.
Trump cryptically refused to say whether those private exchanges were taped - a matter at the heart of the conflicting accounts of what passed between them at a time when Comey was leading an FBI investigation into Russia's interference in the presidential election and its ties to the Trump campaign.
He says nobody would ask a man he hardly knew to pledge loyalty to him. He said that due to Trump's leadership, North Atlantic Treaty Organisation is starting to focus more on the issue of terrorism.
"One hundred percent", Trump said when asked about his willingness to deliver sworn testimony.
Seven Democrats on the U.S. House Armed Services Committee are calling on the president to explicitly endorse NATO's mutual-defense clause after he reportedly dropped it from a speech to allies in Brussels last month.
President Donald Trump refused Friday to say whether his private conversations with fired FBI Director James Comey were taped - a matter at the heart of conflicting accounts of what passed between them - and asserted that nothing in Comey's testimony to the Senate showed collusion with Russian Federation or obstruction of justice. "You can't just do what we've been doing in the past".
Amid Trump's hesitance to back NATO, European Council President Donald Tusk included Trump on a list detailing the greatest threats to European stability, one that also included China, Russia and extremist ideologies such as that of the Islamic State militant group (ISIS) and far-right political parties.
Trump's private attorney, Marc Kasowitz, seized on the admission, casting the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director as one of the "leakers" set on undermining the Trump administration. Pressed on the issue, he insisted he wasn't "hinting anything", before adding, "Oh you're going to be very disappointed when you hear the answer, don't worry".
Detailing one-on-one talks with a sitting president - which under normal circumstances are private - Comey said he took painstaking notes for fear Trump might "lie" about the unusual encounters. A person close to Trump's legal team has said a complaint would be filed with the Justice Department.
But Comey's testimony about the President has darkened the clouds hanging over the White House.
Trump agreed Wednesday not to directly engage on Comey, and by the time the ousted Federal Bureau of Investigation director took the witness stand, tweeting "was not something he was considering", one senior White House official said.
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The president's claim was refuted by former FBI Director James Comey in congressional testimony before Trump fired him last month. The aides maintain Nunes failed to consult with Democrats when he subpoenaed the CIA, FBI and the National Security Agency (NSA).
Mr Li said he believed the two had found a solution on the issue of Chinese quotas for electric cars after a lengthy discussion. Merkel and Li met hours ahead of Trump's decision on whether to withdraw the USA from the Paris climate accord.
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