Trump Rages In opposition to ‘Whole Sleaze’ James Comey After Report Reveals Extent of FBI Investigation

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The White Home lashed out after a New York Occasions report claimed the FBI secretly investigated President Donald Trump for potential hyperlinks to Russia after Trump fired former FBI Director James Comey.

In its report, The Occasions framed the investigation because the fruits of long-simmering FBI fears that Trump was doing Russia’s bidding. The Occasions didn’t identify any sources for its report.

Though The Occasions insisted FBI investigators feared there was a Russian connection, Comey and former FBI lawyer Lisa Web page have stated that as of Might 2017 — when Comey was fired and the alleged investigation started — no proof had been discovered linking Trump to Russia, Fox Information reported.

Trump and White Home press secretary Sarah Sanders responded angrily to information that the FBI investigated the president.

“Wow, simply discovered within the Failing New York Occasions that the corrupt former leaders of the FBI, nearly all fired or compelled to depart the company for some very dangerous causes, opened up an investigation on me, for no cause & with no proof, after I fired Lyin’ James Comey, a complete sleaze!” Trump tweeted in certainly one of six tweets he wrote Saturday.

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“Humorous factor about James Comey. Everyone wished him fired, Republican and Democrat alike. After the rigged & botched Crooked Hillary investigation, the place she was interviewed on July 4th Weekend, not recorded or sworn in, and the place she stated she didn’t know something (a lie), the FBI was in full turmoil (see N.Y. Submit) due to Comey’s poor management and the best way he dealt with the Clinton mess (to not point out his usurpation of powers from the Justice Division).” Trump went on to tweet.

“My firing of James Comey was an awesome day for America. He was a Crooked Cop who’s being completely protected by his greatest pal, Bob Mueller, & the 13 Offended Democrats – leaking machines who’ve NO curiosity in going after the Actual Collusion (and rather more) by Crooked Hillary Clinton, her Marketing campaign, and the Democratic Nationwide Committee. Simply Watch!”

Sanders on Friday stated the report’s insinuation that there was sufficient proof for the FBI to open a secret investigation of Trump was “absurd.”

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“James Comey was fired as a result of he’s a disgraced partisan hack, and his Deputy Andrew McCabe, who was in cost on the time, is a recognized liar fired by the FBI,” she stated in an announcement.

“In contrast to President Obama, who let Russia and different international adversaries push American round, President Trump has truly been robust on Russia,” she added.

Comey’s solely response was an enigmatic tweet by which he shared a quote attributed for former President Franklin Delano Roosevelt. “I ask you to evaluate me by the enemies I’ve made.”

Rudy Giuliani, Trump’s lawyer, informed The Occasions that the foremost subject shouldn’t be when any investigation started, however the lack of outcomes which have been unearthed.

“The truth that it goes again a 12 months and a half and nothing got here of it that confirmed a breach of nationwide safety means they discovered nothing,” he stated.

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