Trump is in search of a “foil” to blame and demonize as he prepares for his 2020 race, former Representative Steven Israel suggests.
A former executive vice president for Trump’s real-estate firm said, "Something major, something newsworthy, something press-worthy would always go before Trump.”
The attorney general said he had great "confidence" in his deputy.
The definition of "emoluments" is central to the case.
Former British spy Christopher Steele was said to be unhappy with Comey for reopening the Hillary Clinton email investigation ahead of the 2016 election.
The president struck back at the story in a tweet Monday.
"YOU WILL SUFFER CONSEQUENCES THE LIKES OF WHICH FEW THROUGHOUT HISTORY HAVE EVER SUFFERED BEFORE," Trump tweeted at Iran's president Sunday.
The president's former "fixer" did not break the law in recording a conversation, but likely violated ethics rules.
The GOP senator said he understood it was "difficult" for the president to blast Putin while he stood beside him.
The White House correspondent appeared to publicly rebuke the president's latest attack.
The president appeared to have undermined intelligence agencies for the second time in three days.