Skip to comments.Trump Told Russians That Firing ‘Nut Job’ Comey Eased Pressure From Investigation (NYT)
Posted on 05/19/2017 12:29:13 PM PDT by RoosterRedux
President Trump told Russian officials in the Oval Office this month that firing the F.B.I. director, James B. Comey, had relieved great pressure on him, according to a document summarizing the meeting.
I just fired the head of the F.B.I. He was crazy, a real nut job, Mr. Trump said, according to the document, which was read to The New York Times by an American official. I faced great pressure because of Russia. Thats taken off.
Mr. Trump added, Im not under investigation.
The conversation, during a May 10 meeting the day after he fired Mr. Comey reinforces the notion that Mr. Trump dismissed him primarily because of the bureaus investigation into possible collusion between his campaign and Russian operatives. Mr. Trump said as much in one televised interview, but the White House has offered changing justifications for the firing.
The White House document that contained Mr. Trumps comments was based on notes taken from inside the Oval Office and has been circulated as the official account of the meeting. One official read quotations to The Times, and a second official confirmed the broad outlines of the discussion.
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And they have the text of this conversation how???
My first thought was the the WH is trolling the Times and trying to out the leaker.
The NY Times? That says it all. Fake News.
Did this just come out? Something spooked the market. Trying to find out if it is news or just a random sell program.
Name names, or I don't buy it.
Show us the memo, or I don't buy it.
Anonymous sources, over and over again. Why should I believe you?
NYT not a credible source on anything Trump,
I would say Comey is a dimoKKKRAT hack and part of the “deep state”. Of course we all know that the nyt will spin this every which way and the truth be damned.
Maggie Haberman, the one who’s suspected of getting leaks from Dina Powell? Great.
Kellyanne Conway praised Haberman , btw. In the same interview where she dissed Bannon.
No text?? Two unnamed people confirming their ‘notes’ about a conversation? This will get the libs fired up, won’t it?
MSM = PRAVDA = DNC
Don’t expect anything but crap out of the RAT side of the UniParty.
More anonymous nonsense. If you have something solid then let’s see it.
It is simply incredible how EVERYTHING said in the Trump White House is immediately leaked to the press. The Obama Administration was evil as hell, but they were so unified in purpose that nothing ever leaked.
Yes, this and the WaPo story at the top of Drudge just came out.
I don’t believe a damn word they write!
It looks like the Trump administration has identified the leaker.
Drudge is doing a Great Job helping the New York Times and the Washington Post push their propaganda.
All of this is a coordinated attack campaign against Trump....more than just Deep State/obama holdovers but GOPers included. This is too much coordination going on like clock work. It’s to stop Trumps agenda and to preserve Obamas legacy
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