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Comey Memos Show Trump Sought Loyalty, Tried to End Flynn Probe

  • Documents were turned over to Congress after subpoena threat
  • Memos of meetings surface after publication of Comey’s memoir
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In a newly obtained, redacted cache of personal memos, Comey recounts Trump complaining about Flynn’s judgments#tictocnews (Source: Bloomberg)
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President Donald Trump praised James Comey for his honorable conduct during the 2016 campaign, sought out his loyalty, and asked the FBI director to let go of an investigation into his former national security adviser, according to memos Comey wrote to document private conversations.

These aspects of Comey’s meetings with Trump before he was fired by the president in May 2017 are detailed in memos the Justice Department turned over Thursday to House committees. The memos track broadly with accounts of those discussions Comey has given in public testimony to Congress and his new bestselling book.