The US president's comment did little to silence questions about his relationship with Russia.
A US House committee voted to recommend that two cabinet secretaries be held in contempt of Congress. This comes after President Trump initiated executive privilege over documents regarding adding a citizenship question to the 2020 US census.
The US House of Representatives passed a resolution along party lines enforcing subpoenas which could have an impact on officials in the Trump administration.
Attorney General William Barr and former White House counsel Don McGahn failed to comply with subpoenas related to the probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 election.
Special Counsel Robert Mueller denies his probe of Russian election meddling exonerated President Donald Trump of obstruction of justice but says Justice Department policy prevented him from charging the US president.
Democratic leaders in Congress argue that impeaching President Donald J. Trump is a political mistake as the 2020 election nears.
The memorandum comes as the White House spars with congressional Democrats over the work of Special Counsel Robert Mueller. Mueller led a two-year investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 US presidential election.
US President Donald Trump denies opposition charges of a "cover-up" related to the Russia election meddling probe, urging Democrats to end what he called "phony investigations."
US Senate Intelligence Committee strikes deal with Donald Trump Jr to appear for a closed-door testimony next month, as part of panel's Russia investigation.
Former FBI chief James Comey says there are many incidents that prove criminal intent on the president's behalf, while Trump continues his attacks on both the author of the report and Comey.
Executive privilege is a right claimed by US presidents to withhold information about internal executive branch deliberations from other branches of government. Democrats have condemned the move.
Democrats will try to hold the US Attorney General William Barr in contempt over special counsel Robert Mueller's report. He is being accused of spinning the results of the investigation to President Donald Trump's benefit.
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