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    FBI Memo Claims Trump Asked Comey to End Investigation

    “I hope you can let this go.” So said President Donald Trump to then-FBI Director James Comey regarding the investigation into ousted national security adviser Michael Flynn’s Russian connections. The detailed Feb. 14 memo was written by Comey immediately after meeting the president, and calls into question whether Trump was trying to impede or influence the investigation. The White House said it was “not a truthful or accurate portrayal of the conversation,” but the House Oversight Committee has set a May 24 hearing date to ascertain if Trump meddled in the FBI probe, calling on Comey to testify.

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