The special counsel was known at the FBI for being strong-willed, with a very different leadership style to James Comey, sources tell Newsweek.
The meeting follows a week of mounting scandal in the White House over the firing of FBI director James Comey.
To fill appointments, Trump keeps turning to the law firm Kasowitz, Benson, Torres and Friedman, which has represented him for years.
The president is everywhere. If, like the writer, you are trying to escape, read on for a dose of reality.
Employees, bosses and even spouses have reason to keep records.
The latest revelations concerning the president have led to a flood of money being placed on his impeachment.
Donald Trump's National Security Adviser Flynn resigned over contact with Kislyak. Now Russia could be moving its man—and eyes are on the U.N.
Paul Visoky, a general contractor in Luzerne County, admits it would bother him if Trump had tried to end the Flynn probe, but says he wouldn't believe a Comey memo on the issue.
The president reportedly made the comments during a private meeting with the FBI director in which he also suggested the bureau should drop its investigation into Michael Flynn.
Trump attempted to persuade the former FBI director to drop the probe into Michael Flynn's links to Russia, The New York Times reported, citing a memo Comey wrote.
Erwin Chemerinsky, dean of the University of California, Irvine Law School, has joined other prominent attorneys in filing suit against Trump for his alleged breach of the emoluments clause.
The president tweeted: "James Comey better hope that there are no 'tapes' of our conversations before he starts leaking to the press!" Claims about Trump's past actions indicate there may be.
Senator Casey: My gravest concern is the profound chilling effect that the firing of Director Comey may have on the FBI's investigation into the Trump campaign's ties to Russia
The president made reference to possible recordings of his conversations with the former FBI director.
Trump's efforts to politicize the FBI and other American institutions could set a dangerous precedent for future leaders.
The president claimed he was planning to fire FBI director Comey regardless of the DOJ's advice. But the majority of Americans do not approve of Trump's decision.
Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer said his caucus has not yet made a decision on whether to withhold their votes, but added that the issue is being looked at as a way to ensure there is a thorough investigation of alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election.
This weekend's Sunday shows found it hard to locate a member of Trump's administration willing to explain his decision to fire FBI director James Comey, as the president appeared to mull becoming his own press secretary.
"I think the process is going to go quickly," Trump said, adding that the candidates under consideration were mostly well known. "They've been vetted over their lifetime essentially."