The former FBI deputy director recounts the dysfunction at the top of the Justice Department.
Democratic Rep. Adam B. Schiff (D-Calif.) promised a vigorous investigation of the president’s ties to Deutsche Bank, which has been implicated in Russian money laundering.
President’s trip to Dover comes weeks after he declared the Islamic State defeated.
Aides said there is no substantial record of the president’s meetings with the Russian leader even in classified files, but Trump allies say he has a justified fear of leaks. Late Saturday, Trump denied concealing the meetings.
The slain journalist was simultaneously drawn to and fearful of the authoritarian state that would kill him.
The former national security adviser will be sentenced next week for lying to the bureau over his conversations in late 2016 with the Russian ambassador.
Presidential distrust extends beyond Russia to assessments on North Korea, Iran, climate change and the killing of Jamal Khashoggi.
The disclosure adds to the complicated timeline of the final months of the journalist’s life.
Audio recordings, intercepted phone calls and other intelligence link Mohammed bin Salman to killing that Saudis say was conducted by rogue elements.
More information to come.