Comey Is Set To Publicly Confirm A ‘Bombshell’ Story About His Dealings With Trump: Report
According to multiple reports, former FBI Director James Comey will be publicly testifying in front of the Senate Intelligence Committee next week. He is expected to release information that Donald Trump pressured him to end the bureau’s investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn.
According to a CNN report published Wednesday, which cited a source close to Comey, the former FBI Director will “confirm bombshell accusations” that Trump “pressured him to end his investigation into a top Trump aide’s ties to Russia.”
The New York Times had disclosed a memo that was written by Comey that after asking Vice President Mike Pence and Attorney General Jeff Sessions to leave the room, Trump asked Comey during an Oval Office meeting in February to let the Flynn investigation go.
The memo “was part of a paper trail Mr. Comey created documenting what he perceived as the president’s improper efforts to influence an ongoing investigation,” according to The Times.
According to other reports, during a dinner in late January, Trump asked Comey for his loyalty twice.