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Old May 12th, 2017, 08:00 AM   #1
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Trump has a bad night

FBI chief sacking: Trump warns Comey over leaks to media

US President Donald Trump has warned fired FBI chief James Comey against leaking material to the media.
He tweeted that Mr Comey had "better hope there are no 'tapes' of our conversations", suggesting such tapes, if they existed, might contradict him.
Mr Comey, who had been leading an inquiry into possible collusion between Trump election campaign officials and Russia, was fired on Tuesday.
Mr Trump has insisted Mr Comey told him that he was not under investigation.
FBI chief sacking: Trump warns Comey over leaks to media - BBC News

Fallout over FBI chief Comey sacking - BBC News

How the White House Comey story collapsed - BBC News

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President Trump tweeted a thinly veiled threat to fired FBI Director James Comey, an extraordinary development in Trump’s ongoing feud with the agencies investigating alleged ties between his campaign and Russia.

The tweet seemed to suggest there are possibly recorded conversations that could be leaked to counter Comey if necessary: "James Comey better hope that there are no 'tapes' of our conversations before he starts leaking to the press."

Another tweet from the President offered a potential solution to criticisms that the White House can't get its story straight about Comey’s firing: cancel all press briefings.

"As a very active President with lots of things happening, it is not possible for my surrogates to stand at podium with perfect accuracy!" Trump tweeted. "Maybe the best thing to do would be to cancel all future "press briefings" and hand out written responses for the sake of accuracy???"

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Anyone else seeing the parallels to Nixon developing here?
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more Oval Office tapings!!!!

Call Bernstein and Woodward!
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Old May 12th, 2017, 02:06 PM   #3
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When you hang around with Kissinger you DESERVE a bad night.
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What would you expect McCabe to say? Seriously.

Fake news outlets gonna fake news.
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