“It’s not every day you wake up to the firing of an FBI director,” Emanuel said, noting what he sees as the need for an independent investigation.
The abrupt firing of Comey threw into question the future of the FBI’s investigation into the Trump campaign’s possible connections to Russia.
She reminded an audience packed with women that she earned 3 million more votes than Donald Trump, who won more electoral votes – and the White House.
Rice said her senior White House role did give her the ability to request the names of Americans swept up through U.S. spy craft.
President Vladimir Putin on Thursday emphatically denied allegations of Russian meddling in the U.S. presidential election.
At a hearing Monday, FBI Director James Comey and National Security Agency Director Michael Rogers are to testify on the Russia-Trump controversy.
Top Democrats demanded that Sessions resign after the revelation that he had twice talked with Moscow’s U.S. envoy during the campaign.