According to USA media reports, Comey is likely to tell the lawmakers that he was asked by Trump not to go ahead of the FBI investigations against Michael Flynn, the former national security advisor to Trump. The open session will be followed by a closed session at 1 pm.
The Guardian newspaper said on Thursday said that Nigel Farage, a Trump supporter and a leading Brexit campaigner, is a "person of interest" in the Federal Bureau of Investigation probe but has not been accused of wrongdoing.
White House press secretary Sean Spicer said inquiries about the Russian Federation investigation must be directed to Trump's longtime personal attorney, Marc Kasowitz.
Nigel Farage, the former leader of the pro-Brexit UK Independence Party, is reportedly a "person of interest" in the FBI investigation into Trump and Russian Federation.
The source, a former law enforcement official, declined to say whether Mueller had specifically authorized Comey to discuss his interactions with President Donald Trump, but said it was reasonable to expect that subject to come up. Richard Burr, R-N.C., said the committee welcomes Comey's testimony, but declined to comment further.
A spokesman for Mueller declined to comment.
"The focus of the committee's investigation is the independence of the FBI" and the events leading to Comey's firing, he wrote.
AMD's 'TR4' Threadripper CPU socket is huge
Last were the announcements of Ryzen CPUs and RX 500 GPUs being integrated into the mobile platform of laptops and notebooks. But information about high-end desktop processors is not the only news AMD had to share at this year's Computex.
Four were issued to ousted national security adviser Flynn, the president's personal attorney, Michael Cohen, and their respective companies.
He revealed to Russian officials during an Oval Office meeting that firing Comey, whom he referred to as a "nut job", eased the pressure from the Russia investigation, according to The New York Times.
On Thursday, President Vladimir Putin said the Russian state has never been involved in hacking, and claimed individual "patriotic" hackers may have carried out attacks during the U.S. election a year ago. Early Wednesday morning, the president tweeted "Witch Hunt!" in reference to testimony by Comey and former Central Intelligence Agency director John Brennan before Congress on the topic. Also, the U.S. Department of Justice recently appointed a special counsel.
Their absences came amidst reports that both, after receiving criticism, would play downsized roles in the White House. Asked about Spicer not being included in the group that met the Pope, a source close to the White House said: "Wow".
I feel like this: If my 76ers had the chance, I'd like to see them do a 50's Celtics and just be in the finals year after year. They may be defending champions and they may have LeBron James , but against Golden State, they are definite underdogs.
He changed his mind on last week's offer of dialogue with the Maute and said he "will not talk to terrorists". Padilla said 960 civilians have been rescued, and an estimated 1,000 residents remain trapped in the city.
Former world No.1 Jelena Jankovic has defeated Richel Hogenkamp of the Netherlands 6-2 7-5 to progress to the second round. Before the Australian Open in January, Schiavone (pronounced skee-ah-VOH-nay) announced that she would retire this year.
The South responded with machine-gun fire after an unidentified North Korean aircraft crossed the DMZ early previous year . It traveled about 310 miles (500 kilometers) before landing in the Sea of Japan, according to South Korea's armed forces.
Despite that, most experts are skeptical of Trump's chances for achieving a peace deal that eluded other United States presidents. The long-standing US position is that Jerusalem's fate must be worked out through Israeli-Palestinian negotiations.
There is nothing unusual about this, given Trump's penchant for late-night tweets that often result in widespread controversy. After deleting the tweet , Trump , sphinx-like, wrote , "Who can figure out the true meaning of "covfefe"??? ".
Sindhu plays against China's Li Xuerui in the women's singles final match of the Denmark Open in Odense October 18, 2015. India have not been able to make a mark in the mixed team tournament, with group stage exits in 2013 and 2015.
New details have emerged in the arrest of Tiger Woods on a charge of driving under the influence and they don't sound good. This comes as he is close to breaking PGA Tour win and major win records held by Sam Snead and Jack Nicklaus.
There is no reason that the Gunners can not play the way they did against Chelsea in the cup final in every game. Chelsea were reduced to 10 men in the FA Cup final after Victor Moses received a second yellow card for diving.
LIGO's second run detects another merger of black holes
The cores of even more massive stars can collapse past the neutron star state, disappearing from the observable universe. The LIGO system features two widely separated observing stations to make sure a local vibration is not misinterpreted.
No. 20 for Venus
Tomic is blessed with huge ability and can frustrate opponents, but clay is a surface that he endures rather than enjoys. But also, I realized I had to put some balls in the court, so that would be my main focus at that point".
Rabada: If we play well, we can win this thing
England continued to try to attack their way out of trouble, and paid further price with two more wickets in the same over. We are pretty sure [of our best XI] but we have 15 really good players and the team can change at any time .
Trump's budget director defends plans to cut social programs
Paramedics hospitalized over a dozen people who were sick in the downtown area where the homeless gather during the incident. Social Security's trust funds are projected to run dry in 2034 and Medicare's is projected to run out of money in 2028.
Trump in Italy for second day of G-7 meetings
Trump told Macron he is under "heavy" pressure back in the USA on the climate accord brokered by the Obama administration in 2015. Cohn also said "His basis for decision ultimately is going to be what's best for the United States,".
Manchester bomber was in Düsseldorf 4 days before attack
Grande initially posted a brief Twitter message the day after the attack, and suspended all scheduled performances through June 5. More arrests have been made in connection with the deadly suicide bomb attack at a concert venue in Manchester .