Trump has taken to Twitter to assert that he has no knowledge of any recording of his conversations with James Comey.
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In Sharing Memos, Comey Did Nothing Wrong as a Former Official and Everything Right as a Whistleblower
There is nothing to suggest that Comey's disclosure of his memo was illegal, unethical, immoral, or otherwise inappropriate.
What we didn't know before today.
Some quick takeaways from the prepared testimony of former FBI Director James Comey in advance of tomorrow’s SSCI hearing.
Here are some Frequently Asked Questions about what to expect when you’re expecting Comey, omitting those to which the only honest answer is: “Who knows? We’ll find out tomorrow.”
A foreign adversary claiming to believe it could influence a presidential administration is on no set of facts less significant than the fact that such information was disclosed to the press. But even if the leaks aren’t the “real” story, we cannot ignore them.
The Washington Post is now reporting that Russian ambassador to the United States Sergei Kislyak communicated to Moscow that Jared Kushner had approached him in hopes of establishing a secret communications channel with the Kremlin.