White House says Trump looks forward to scheduling UK trip

Democrat to grill US Attorney General Sessions on Comey firing

Democrat to grill US Attorney General Sessions on Comey firing

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer says the administration is confident that President Donald Trump's travel ban will be upheld by the Supreme Court after its latest legal blow.

Their statement came in response to a Freedom of Information Act request filed by the Wall Street Journal and was confirmed by NBC News.

However, the Wall Street Journal said the Secret Service's response doesn't mean recordings weren't created by another entity.

Trump in May appeared to suggest that he recorded his conversations with fired FBI Director James Comey.

Spicer also told reporters Monday that there is still no timeline for when the president will address the potential tapes, saying an announcement will take place "when the president's ready to make it".

According to Mr Comey, the President during a private Oval Office meeting seemingly directed him to drop a criminal investigation into former National Security Adviser, Michael Flynn. In a Friday event in the Rose Garden, Trump again refused to do so while promising to unveil whether or not he taped Comey "maybe sometime in the very near future".

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But Ostapenko, who will rise to world No. 12 from 47th after her win, said she sees a lot of Williams' feistiness in herself. Ostapenko, the country's first Grand Slam champion, won the French Open title as the first non-frozen player since 1933.

"I've seen the tweet about tapes".

SPICER: I think the president made it clear on Friday that he would get back as soon as possible on this and his position on that conversation.

Members of Congressional committees investigating Russian meddling in the election have shown interest in whether Trump did tape his White House conversations with Comey or anyone else.

Sessions is likely to face questions by the Senate Intelligence Committee over his dealings with Russian officials during the campaign and whether he had a role in firing former FBI Director James Comey, who testified last week before the same panel.

Trump first hinted at the existence of tapes in a Twitter post three days after firing Comey, in what appeared to be an effort to get the dismissed Federal Bureau of Investigation director to stay silent.

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