"Feinstein's unilateral decision was made as the committee is still trying to secure testimony from other witnesses, including Jared Kushner", Grassley spokesman Taylor Foy said in a statement shortly after the transcript was released.
"The fact that Sneaky Dianne Feinstein, who has on numerous occasions stated that collusion between Trump/Russia has not been found, would release testimony in such an underhanded and possibly illegal way, totally without authorization, is a disgrace", Trump tweeted Wednesday morning.
Republicans have argued that the tangled history of Fusion GPS's research - it was first backed by anti-Trump Republicans and then by Democrats during the 2016 race - raised doubts about the credibility of investigations into whether any of Trump's aides assisted Russia's efforts to meddle in the election. He also again lashed out at the investigations of Russian meddling in the 2016 election, urging Republicans to take control of the inquiries and repeating his claim that they are on a "witch hunt".
Feinstein said at the time, "I wasn't consulted about this referral, nor were any of my Democratic colleagues".
Simpson's testimony provided a behind-the-scenes view of how the dossier was compiled from memos Steele wrote after communicating with his sources in Russian Federation. "But, as I would with any credible evidence of a crime unearthed in the course of our investigations, I feel obliged to pass that information along to the Justice Department for appropriate review", Grassley said in a statement.
"It's totally confounding that Senator Feinstein would unilaterally release a transcript of a witness interview in the middle of an ongoing investigation - a witness that Feinstein herself subpoenaed previous year for lack of cooperation", Grassley's press secretary said in a statement. "Russia & the world is laughing at the stupidity they are witnessing". But Grassley said Wednesday that he has a long history of oversight of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and this was part of it.
The investigation led by special prosecutor Robert S. Mueller III has so far led to a guilty plea from Trump former national security adviser Michael Flynn and charges against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort.
Jesse Jackson says the halftime song at the College Football Championship game should be "We Shall Overcome". The different groups are also planning a tweetstorm during Trump's visit to Atlanta for the football game.
The administration's decision to drop consideration of the policy shift was met with cheers by foreign-worker representatives. An estimated 500,000-750,000 visa workers would have been impacted by the draconian move, if it had been enacted.
McLachlan is accused of pressing against co-stars on stage, exposing himself, touching their genitals and groping their breasts. Victoria Police have confirmed they're investigating allegations of inappropriate behaviour by the 52-year-old.
Compensated hypogonadism is typically found in older men, and it is linked with impaired fertility, according to the study. Ibuprofen lowered testosterone production in the tissues, but levels of the hormone remained the same in the men.
The awards are often seen as a pointer to the Oscars and the nominations were announced after the Golden Globe awards. The 71st British Academy Film Awards will take place on Sunday, February 18 at the Royal Albert Hall in London .
Democrats on the committee said they were not consulted ahead of the Republicans' referral to the Department of Justice. Democrats criticized the move, saying they were targeting someone who had reported wrongdoing, not committed it.
Battalion Chief Rob Pitt said the fire ended up causing about $11,000 in damage and rendering the apartment uninhabitable. According to Wisegarvger, the man used a torch-style lighter to try and kill the spider after seeing it in his bedroom.
Prior to litigation, both sides may also engage their own musicologists to study the similarities between the two compositions. In that case, writers Albert Hammond and Mike Hazlewood sued for a percentage of royalties and credit for writing Creep .
Britain's Northern Ireland minister resigns
After undergoing several tests, Mr Brokenshire has been informed that he has a lesion in his lung which needs to be removed. Brokenshire resigned in a letter to May on Monday morning, as she began a reboot of her team, revealing he needed surgery.
Upcoming PUBG Patch Lets You Report Cheaters From Replays
The devs say the replay report tool will be a more effective and efficient way of flagging players who are spoiling your fun. It's a little thing to be sure, but further evidence of PUBG Corp . taking a more mature stance to branding and copyrights.
Runaways Season 2 Confirmed by Hulu
It is Marvel's first Hulu TV show and it's success could potentially mean more collaborations between Marvel and Hulu. THR reports that Hulu has issued season 2 renewal orders for both Future Man and Marvel's Runaways .
Monaco boss Jardim tempts Liverpool into huge Lemar bid
Lemar is one of the best young midfielders in Europe and will certainly enhance the quality of the current Liverpool midfield. That development will be welcomed by Arsenal if Arsene Wenger does decide to push forward with a move for Lemar.