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Trump denies telling James Comey to stop investigating Mike Flynn


Added 12-03-17 08:23:01am EST - “Comey has testified in front of the a Senate panel that Trump made multiple comments to him that appeared to be requests for Comey to drop t...” - Washingtonexaminer.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Washingtonexaminer.com: “Trump denies telling James Comey to stop investigating Mike Flynn”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

President Trump denied ever ordering former FBI Director James Comey to stop investigating his first national security adviser, retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn.

Comey has testified in front of the a Senate panel that Trump made multiple comments to him that appeared to be requests for Comey to drop the bureau’s investigation of Flynn. The former Trump adviser had been wrapped up in the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election.

“I never asked Comey to stop investigating Flynn. Just more Fake News covering another Comey lie!” Trump tweeted Sunday.

I never asked Comey to stop investigating Flynn. Just more Fake News covering another Comey lie!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 3, 2017

Flynn pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI during the investigation on Friday. He’s the first member of the Trump administration to be charged and found guilty in special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian meddling in the election and possible collusion with the Trump campaign.

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