The president's comments were at odds with the official White House position that both women be permitted to speak publicly.
Francisco would have enormous control over the Russia inquiry, including determining its scope and resources. Mueller would have to consult with Francisco before taking key investigative steps, including any new indictments.
Christine Blasey Ford, a California professor at the center of a sexual assault accusation against U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, has agreed to testify to representatives of the Senate Judiciary Committee sometime next week.
The former neurosurgeon turned housing secretary also warned that sexual assault allegations like the one against Trump's Supreme Court nominee would discourage "good people" from serving in government.
Former Vice President Joe Biden, who is still weighing whether to run for president in 2020, will be heading to Beverly Hills next month for a fundraiser for his American Possibilities PAC, according to the Hollywood Reporter.
Brett Kavanaugh is the first Supreme Court pick opposed by a plurality of voters dating back to 2005, according to NBC/Wall Street Journal polls.
In a statement Wednesday, Collins said he would start to "actively campaign" after suspending his campaign in August.
Democrats jumped on comments from White House economic advisor Larry Kudlow, who said the Trump administration will "probably" address "larger entitlements" next year.
Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, told reporters on Monday that if Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh lied in denying that he sexually assaulted a woman at a high school party in the early 1980s that it would "obviously" disqualify…
After years of public pressure, conspiracy theorist Alex Jones was largely barred from the world's largest social media platforms.