In his testimony, Comey confirmed they hacked the 2016 presidential election and that Trump was never under investigation. He said he is not finished trying to solve the problem of terrorism but that we will solve the problem.
"I'm very glad that due to your strong leadership North Atlantic Treaty Organisation chose to go against terrorism", the Romanian president said.
"One hundred percent", Trump said when asked by a reporter during a Rose Garden news conference if he would be open to talking to Mueller as part of the Federal Bureau of Investigation probe he is overseeing.
While Trump surrogates such as Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis have repeatedly spoken of US commitment to the article, Trump has been reluctant since calling the alliance "obsolete" while on the campaign trail.
Former FBI director James Comey is sworn in before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, June 8, 2017. Asked if he would make that denial under oath, he said: "100 percent". He painted Trump as a chief executive dismissive of the FBI's independence and made clear that he interpreted Trump's request to end an investigation into Flynn, his former national security adviser, as an order coming from the president. "Yesterday showed no collusion, no obstruction", Trump said.
"I didn't say that", Trump said.
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On Monday, Trump derided the revised travel ban and criticized his own Justice Department's handling of the controversial case. I don't, If I haven't had a discussion about a subject, I tend not to speak about it".
The president had previewed his attacks against Comey in an early-morning tweet that broke his previous day's silence on his favorite social media megaphone.
Trump was addressing reporters at the White House for the first time since Comey's explosive appearance, in which he branded the president a liar and said he believed he was sacked over his handling of the Federal Bureau of Investigation probe into Russian election meddling.
US President Donald Trump said Friday that the United States remained committed to NATO's mutual defense pledge, after he failed to endorse it in a speech in Brussels last month.
During the presidential campaign Trump said the US might not come to the defense of nations that hadn't yet met that goal.
Trump has claimed "total vindication" over the hearing's revelations, all while ripping the "false statements and lies" that surround the ongoing investigations on Russian Federation. I'm not going to say 'I want you to pledge allegiance.' Who would do that?
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. "But we want to get back to running our great country", Trump said. After reporters pressed again, Trump said he would disclose that "in a very short period of time".