Comey says Trump's lying, Trump says Comey's lying


Comey says Trump's lying, Trump says Comey's lying

"No collusion. No obstruction".

Trump was publicly silent while Comey testified on Thursday, but tweeted Friday an accusation that Comey - whom Trump fired in May - lied under oath.

When pressed if he would be willing to testify under oath about his version of the events, Trump answered, "100 percent".

Trump's top aides and advisers successfully kept the president off Twitter during the Comey hearing, something they told reporters they were hoping to do.

During a joint press conference with the president of Romania, Trump was asked about Comey's testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday. "I'm not hinting anything".

Comey was leading the probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 USA presidential election before he was sacked by President Trump in May.

Donald Trump is being urged to come clean over claims he has tapes of private conversations with sacked Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey.

So if there are no tapes, we are to accept that the president of the United States is creating confusion and conspiracy only to debunk his own created confusion and conspiracy because he's a damn mad man!

Meanwhile, Democratic lawmakers and other critics say Comey's clams that Trump leaned on him to somehow drop the Russian Federation investigation could amount to an obstruction of justice.

But Comey's testimony about the President was also damaging.

In the testimony, Comey acknowledged Trump's tweets himself.

Trump also retweeted a comment from attorney Alan Dershowitz, who had written: "We should stop talking about obstruction of justice. No plausible case. We must distinguish crimes from" political "sins".

"No I didn't say that", Trump insisted.

During testimony before the Senate intelligence committee, Comey called Trump a liar no less than five times, questioning his integrity during a three-hour hearing.

The committee also sent a letter to Mr Comey asking for any notes or memos in his possession about the discussions he had with Mr Trump before being abruptly fired last month.

In May, Trump fired Comey over what he believed was poor handling of the investigation into the Hillary Clinton private server and email scandal.

Mr Comey alleges that Mr Trump then privately asked him to drop a probe into former national security adviser Michael Flynn's contacts with Russian Federation.

JAMES COMEY, Former Director, FBI: I need to get that out into the public square.

Marc Kasowitz, Trump's private lawyer, is reportedly planning to file a complaint with the Justice Department inspector-general, according to a person close to the POTUS' legal team.

While Trump maintained he did not ask Comey to let the FBI's investigation into Flynn go, he told reporters "there'd be nothing wrong if I did say it". He did vow to disclose more information about that matter in a "short" period of time. Mr Comey was leading that probe.



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