Report: Trump Told Russians Comey Firing Eased ‘Great Pressure’
Loose quips sink ships. In the same Oval Office meeting in which he reportedly revealed sensitive Israeli intelligence, Donald Trump told the Russian ambassador and foreign minister that firing “nut job” FBI Director James Comey had relieved “great pressure” the president faced because of his campaign’s suspected Kremlin connections, the New York Times reports. Trump is also said to have told his guests he wasn’t under investigation. The revelation adds to a host of other incidents that have led to a a cover-up investigation, a Justice Department official reportedly told senators yesterday.