"I'm pretty sure that not only does the president not support it, America does not support it, or Bernie Sanders would be sitting in the Oval Office right now", she said.
Hundreds of fans clamoured for Clinton's autograph on Tuesday as she signed copies of her book "What Happened", a memoir about her failed attempt to win last year's United States presidential election.
Comey claimed in the February 14 memo that Trump asked him to back off of an investigation into Flynn, who was sacked for misleading Vice President Mike Pence about conversations he had with Russia's ambassador.
President Donald Trump is preaching bipartisanship as he meets with a group of moderate members of Congress from both parties Wednesday. In the notes, Comey said the president encouraged him to end the investigation into former national security adviser Mike Flynn.
Actually, she hadn't said it, but in that answer she stood by the allegation. I think he set his own stage for himself on the front.
As Steve Vladeck notes, the only even remotely plausible statute under which Comey's conduct might be criminal is 18 U.S.C. § 641, barring the conversion of government property. He politicized an investigation by signaling he would exonerate Hillary Clinton before he ever interviewed her or other key witnesses. She also said Clinton ran one of the "most negative" ca, paigns in US history.
But Sanders said Tuesday that Trump still stands by his decision.
The DOJ cited "the appointment of Robert S. Mueller to serve" as special counsel in charge of the Russian Federation investigation in a letter declining the committee's requests for transcribed interviews with Ghattas and Rybicki.
The outcry among American lawmakers has left many wondering whether President Trump will address the crisis. Mueller is investigating meetings and conversations between Trump associates including his adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner and Russian officials and businessmen.
"It's another absurd lie to cover up what really was going on, which I hope we uncover and understand", Clinton added.
The former Democrat Presidential nominee said Putin had a "personal vendetta" against her, dating to NATO's expansion into eastern Europe during her husband's presidency.