Nevertheless, the White House first will go ahead with a planned Republican-only briefing. Neither Kelly nor Flood was present for the meetings themselves, according to the White House. If a meeting takes place, Schumer said, it should include a broader bipartisan group of lawmakers. He says, "We are working to make that happen".
The second briefing was with the so-called gang of eight House and Senate leaders of both political parties.
The meeting scheduled for Thursday was encouraged by Trump and brokered by the White House.
"Can anyone even imagine having Spies placed in a competing campaign, by the people and party in absolute power, for the sole objective of political advantage and gain?"
Shah says tomorrow's briefing will go on.
Inherent in the Intelligence Committee's work "is the responsibility to ask tough questions of the executive branch", he said in a statement.
The first interview with Kushner occurred last fall.
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Prosecutors had been pushing off Papadopoulos' sentencing for months as he co-operated in the probe.
"I did a great service to this country by firing James Comey", Trump said.
"They were not. They were spying - a term I don't particularly like - on what the Russians were doing", Clapper said during an appearance on ABCs "The View" to promote a new book.
But Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.), a stalwart Trump supporter and chair of the House Intelligence Committee, declined to speak to reporters about whether the material reviewed at the briefing supported the president's statements. Mark Warner, and the top Democrat on the House intelligence panel, Rep. Adam Schiff.
Nadler, the top Democrat on the House Judiciary Committee, pointed out that the intentional disclosure of the identity of a covert agent is a crime under the Intelligence Identities Protection Act.
"My guess is two weeks from now it'll be something different than this", Comey said. But NPR and other news outlets have identified him as Stefan Halper, a retired professor who served in several Republican presidential administrations.
Asked about Comey's comments during a television interview taped later on Wednesday (Thursday NZT), Trump returned fire at Comey.
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US President Donald Trump today alleged that a spy was placed within his 2016 presidential campaign even before the opposition Democrats raised the issue of reported Russian collusion with his election team.
The president referred to those investigating him as the "Criminal Deep State", claiming they had been "caught in a major SPY scandal the likes of which this country may never have seen before!" "They go after Phony Collusion with Russian Federation, a made up Scam, and end up getting caught in a major SPY scandal the likes of which this country may never have seen before!", he wrote on Twitter.
Former White House Press Secretary Ari Fleischer said Thursday he believes it's highly unlikely that President Obama did not know an Federal Bureau of Investigation informant was in the Trump campaign.
Trump is calling his newest attempt at discrediting special counsel Robert Mueller's Russian Federation investigation "spygate".
White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said no Democrats were invited because they had not requested the information, despite calls from lawmakers for the briefing to be bipartisan.
The Justice Department official who would be the one to receive any complaints from Giuliani would presumably be Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who appointed Mueller past year in the wake of Comey's firing and was present for Thursday's briefings.
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