Gowdy disputes ‘spy’ claim, says FBI acted properly

What I have seen is evidence that they were investigating individuals with a history of links to Russia that were concerning' Florida Sen. Marco Rubio told ABC's'Meet the Press

What I have seen is evidence that they were investigating individuals with a history of links to Russia that were concerning' Florida Sen. Marco Rubio told ABC's'Meet the Press

But the Federal Bureau of Investigation was looking into allegations of improper ties between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation early in the race for the White House.

In the same interview on Fox, Gowdy said the Federal Bureau of Investigation acted properly when it used an informant to talk to Trump campaign officials about possible Russian meddling in the election. "I think when the president finds out what happened, he is going to be not just fine, he is going to be glad that we have an Federal Bureau of Investigation that took seriously what they heard".

Sessions first encountered public questions about his potential link with the expanding Russian Federation probe during his January 2017 confirmation hearing, which was held 10 days before Trump's inauguration.

During another interview with CBS Wednesday morning, Gowdy was asked about President Trump's use of the word "spy".

"I don't believe this is a partisan activity; I think this is a wrong attempt to have a special counsel", Dershowitz told Fox News' "America's Newsroom." . Justice Department officials had concluded the policy must be withdrawn and revised, a move that Mr. Trump was resisting because he thought it was watered down.

The president and his attorneys are frustrated by the swirling allegations and the case hasn't been helped by Democrats who have tried to use the special counsel investigation as a weapon against Trump, Gowdy complained.

Trump has crossed the line time and again for the objective of throwing suspicion on investigators, investigating political enemies, providing highly confidential information to his congressional allies and seeking to protect himself and his associates. "Say in private what you've said publicly". "He offered it to me", Giuliani said.

"Chris Wray and Rod Rosenstein have at least made it clear to us Donald Trump was never the target of the investigation, he's not the current target of the investigation", Gowdy said. Many Fox News conservative viewers called for Smith to be fired. But come nightfall, there's always Sean Hannity. Pushing for Sessions to reverse his recusal, like any other single action, is unlikely to support an obstruction charge.

Trump has been angry at Sessions for failing to protect him from the DOJ investigation into any links between his presidential campaign and Russian officials, who worked to get Trump elected. "And by the way, the media is lying about it".

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