Trump worked the phones with various lawyers and advisers on Sunday, one of the White House officials said.
Trump, who made no public appearances Sunday, was expected to deliver remarks at Arlington National Cemetery on Memorial Day.
A rally planned Thursday in Iowa was postponed due to "an unforeseen change" in Trump's schedule.
- Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 28, 2017 It is my opinion that numerous leaks coming out of the White House are fabricated lies made up by the #FakeNews media. He focused heavily on leaks - both those coming out of the White House and an intelligence leak blamed on Americans about this week's deadly bombing at a concert in England. But he said that as long as the information was shared with the US government, it didn't represent a problem. Gave me full details!
"It is my opinion that numerous leaks coming out of the White House are fabricated lies made up by the #FakeNews media", he wrote.
Kushner discussed the idea with Russian ambassador to the US Sergey Kislyak in December, as the Trump team was preparing its transition to the White House after its unexpected election victory a month earlier.
"I don't like it", the Republican lawmaker said Monday in an interview with the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's "7:30" when asked about President Donald Trump's son-in-law's possible ties to Russian Federation.
What does the White House say?
. "And now, the question is, how is this handled?" "In addition to that, and perhaps more importantly, he is a very good person".
On his "big foreign trip", as he called it, Trump repeatedly talked about Russian Federation and the ongoing investigation, according to an ally close to the White House.
However, on the very next day, Mr Trump told the visiting Russian Foreign Minister it was because Comey was probing into possible collusion between the Trump campaign team and Russia to influence the 2016 presidential election - that was the real reason he sacked him.
The back channel was meant to connect Michael Flynn, who later became Trump's first national security adviser, with Russian military leaders, the AP reported.
United States intelligence agencies concluded a year ago that Russian Federation used hacking and leaking of emails in an effort to harm Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton and ultimately help Trump win.
Before departing Italy for the U.S., White House officials refused to address the reports about Kushner.
"I've seen no evidence that they succeeded, but they tried", he went on.
As a possible shakeup looms, Trump has other issues to deal with on the home front. He has signaled he will make a decision on whether to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement.
His best result at the French Open was reaching the semifinals in 2009, just months before he won his Grand Slam title in NY . Following her remarkable form everywhere else in the world she was seeded seventh for this tournament.
It also said the Palestinian cabinet called for more popular support for the prisoners who have been on hunger strike for 38 days. The status of Jerusalem is the subject of a longstanding US policy debate - and it showed during Trump's trip.
For the rest of next week things look to stay unsettled with a 40-50% chance for scattered showers and storms each afternoon. Going into Monday , the weather service puts the likelihood of heavy rain at 100-percent, with temperatures in the mid 60s.
The zoo was evacuated as a precaution but officials said the public was never at risk and the tiger did not escape at any point. Tributes have flooded social media for Rosa King , the zookeeper who was killed yesterday by a tiger at Hamerton Zoo.
The Post report said that there were questions about the authenticity of the document, and yet Comey acted on it anyway. On Friday, CNN reported that Comey acted on this document, even though he knew it could be fake.
He earlier said that after Tabqa is secured, the forces will continue operations to "isolate and seize Raqqa ". For weeks, policymakers in Ankara had been waiting for President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's meeting with U.S.
The launch makes New Zealand just the 11th country to launch an orbital rocket, but the first from a private facility. Rocket Lab says it will launch as many as 50 rockets per year, but is allowed to launch more than twice that number.
She also carried a matching clutch for $1,630, but beneath her coat she kept it simple in a beige sheath and coordinating pumps. The coat, worn over a simple beige dress, sells for only $5,000 less than the median US household income in 2015.
Liu spoke to reporters after emergency Security Council consultations behind closed doors on the North's latest missile test. Under UN resolutions North Korea is barred from developing nuclear and ballistic missile technology.
It released several photos of both the launch and Jong Un's reaction, none of which, could be independently confirmed or verified. Experts believe the North's new missile is the longest-range weapon ever successfully tested by the isolated nation.
Abbas said the Palestinians "are committed to working with [Trump] to reach a historic peace deal between us and Israel". Israel defeated the Arab armies then, and again in the Six-Day War of 1967, at which time they annexed East Jerusalem .
According to Cleveland police, Loehmann's job application contained inaccuracies and he violated other administrative policies. Rice had been playing with what looked like a gun in a park near his home when someone called 911 to report him.
How do you feel about doing it?' We talk among ourselves. "We go out and just try to be as great as we can be every night". This NBA Finals rubber match between the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers has been building up for a while.
He did it with a three-pointer late in the third quarter - the first of a string of three straight from beyond the arc. With the unblemished Warriors waiting, James opted to douse them in accolades rather than cast any barbs.
Bob Dole of Kansas, who sat in the audience at the ceremony, thanking Dole for his service in World War II. Moments later, Trump stopped for a young man who wanted to snap a picture of himself with the president.
Meanwhile, the Cavaliers have been rolling as well, sweeping the Pacers and Raptors before dominating the Celtics in five games. James was 0-4 from three point range heading into the 4th quarter, and he altered his strategy to better suit the team's needs.
Grande, whose fan base is dominated by girls and young women, said she had seen a "beautiful, diverse, pure, happy crowd". Soon after the terror attack, Grande chose to suspend her Dangerous Woman world tour for at least two weeks.
This came in the wake of the OPEC's November 30 decision to cut output by 1.2 million bpd for six months effective from January 1. Clawing back some of Thursday's losses, global benchmark Brent futures were up 28c at $51.74 a barrel at 8.37am GMT.
In addition, he maintained the president should not use Twitter and that he "never envisioned" Trump would become president. Boehner, who retired from politics in 2015 and handed over the speakership to Paul Ryan , said he's loving the quiet life.
GWS Auctions Inc. of California is auctioning off the jet after it sat on a runway in New Mexico for 30 years. However, Presley designed the interior himself, which features red velvet seats with a matching shag carpet.
The company's My Ride 65 convertible vehicle seats failed a crash test run by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration . Expected to start July 17, the recall reportedly comes after the NHTSA discovered the webbing problem through a series of tests.
Moon took charge as the president of South Korea today, after the National Election Commission declared him victor yesterday. He has been cautious about the recent decision to deploy a controversial US anti-missile system in South Korea.
A spokesperson for the Civil Aviation Authority of Israel told AFP he was not aware of any flight taking that course before. If negotiations were to resume, they needed to be about the core issues, not talks about talks, he said.
Flynn's lawyers claimed an "escalating public frenzy" against the former aide justified declining the subpoena for his records. Brennan's testimony before the House intelligence committee on Tuesday comes one day after Mr.