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Trump Not Expected To Block Comey's Senate Testimony

Trump Not Expected To Block Comey's Senate Testimony

President Trump is leaning toward not blocking former FBI Director James Comey from testifying before the Senate Intelligence Committee next Thursday.

They also told McGahn that federal court decisions have established that only two types of executive privilege seeking to protect communications by the president could apply in Comey's case.

Comey is scheduled to participate in a hotly anticipated open hearing before the Senate intelligence committee next Thursday.

At the public hearing, Comey is expected to answer questions that may put pressure on the embattled Trump administration, including describing the conversations Comey had with Trump regarding Russia's interference in the 2016 United States presidential election.

"When the president feels as though he's met with the right candidate, he'll let us know, but he'll meet with candidates today and continue to do so until he finds the right leader", White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer told reporters Tuesday.

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"I have not spoken to counsel yet, I don't know how they're going to respond", he said.

The White House declined to comment on the nature of the interview process.

The idea is that presidents should expect to get candid advice from top aides without worrying about revealing it to Congress. Joseph McCarthy's hearings about communism. But asked directly whether Mr Trump would invoke executive privilege on his testimony, she added: "The President will make that decision".

Here is a guide to the issues that would be raised by applying executive privilege in this case.

Presidents also face the court of public opinion.

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President Barack Obama invoked executive privilege in a bid to stop Congress from seeing records about Operation Fast and Furious, a botched gun-smuggling investigation that lost track of about 1,400 guns. "Mr. Comey's testimony may shed light on government misconduct". Until then, an attempt by the Trump White House to block Comey's testimony may encounter certain legal challenges based on pertinent facts.

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"The appearances here look really not very good for Mr. Kushner", Tim Frye, a Russian Federation scholar at Columbia University, said.

Graham said he wants to hear from Comey on whether the president himself is under investigation for possible collusion with Russian Federation during the campaign.

A White House official also said Saturday that Trump's plan would also look to put more control in the hands of local governments to privatize their previously built infrastructure, something Democrats will likely oppose. The president and Congress typically hammer out a compromise when they disagree about whether privilege can be asserted, said Rozell. "That actually weakens his argument against executive privilege". He did, however, have an idea of what would be important to hear, and that would be anything that hints that the Mueller investigation is looking at potential obstruction of justice.

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'When Director Comey goes to testify, I think that will be a very clarifying moment. Comey is now a private citizen who does not have to worry about losing his job if he does not comply. The following describes how executive privilege works and why it could backfire on Trump if he invokes it.


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