At a meeting in Trump Tower in NY just days before Mr Trump's inauguration in January 2017, Mr Comey spoke alone with the then president-elect about details of an alleged encounter involving prostitutes in Russian Federation.
In a memo dated 14 February 2017, Comey says Trump complained during an Oval Office meeting about classified information being leaked to the media. The president said Comey illegally leaked documents to the press and that the special counsel's investigation was "based on an illegal act".
"The leaking of those memos was malicious, evan apart from classified information", the Florida Republican told Fox News' Neil Cavuto of the documents Comey leaked past year after meeting with President Donald Trump.
Flynn, who was forced to resign less than a month into Trump's presidency, is also cooperating in the ongoing probe of possible coordination between the Trump campaign and the Kremlin to influence the 2016 election. Comey writes how Trump repeatedly denied to him having been in an encounter with prostitutes in a Moscow hotel.
"James Comey's Memos are Classified, I did not Declassify them".
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On the other end of the spectrum is Trump, whom Comey finds paranoid, devoid of humour, unable to listen to the opinions of others and obsessed with exonerating himself from all things Russian, including election meddling, prostitutes and the "pee tape".
But returning now in his new book, A Higher Loyalty, to his handful of meetings with Trump, he deftly, sometimes comically, captures the president as the inattentive, emotionally stunted, self-focused, absent-from-any-civic-sense, absurd fellow nearly anyone who has had contact with him knows him to be.
Comey adds that Trump "wrapped up" the conversation "by returning to the issue of finding leakers".
In Comey's words, "I can be stubborn, prideful, overconfident and driven by ego", which, in a unusual juxtaposition, is remarkably like the current president. According to a report by Bloomberg, Trump told confidants that he does not want to fire Rosenstein or Mueller right now. "[Trump] replied by saying it may involve putting reporters in jail". Comey laughed as he walked out of the room, according to the memo.
Collins said Sunday that McConnell should reconsider his decision, saying "it is important to have a debate on this bill in order to send a clear message to the president that Congress does not support his taking any action with regard to Mr. Mueller's investigation".
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Meanwhile, DeSantis also thinks former Deputy FBI Director Andrew McCabe is "absolutely liable" for criminal referral because of his statements to the agency.
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DiGenova said that under senior Justice Department and Federal Bureau of Investigation officials during the Obama administration, a "brazen plot" was allegedly planned to illegally exonerate Hillary Clinton in her email scandal to help her win the 2016 election.
"These memorandums show conclusively that James Comey knew that from the very beginning", he said.
"We won't know for sure until the inspector general has concluded his investigation about what all the facts are for sure".
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