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    Trump Says He Doesn’t Have Comey Tapes

    Lordy, there are no tapes. President Donald Trump suggested last month that he may have recorded his conversations with former FBI Director James Comey, but yesterday claimed on Twitter that he didn’t make and doesn’t possess any such tapes. The potential existence of recordings has loomed large over Washington as Congress continues to investigate Russian meddling in the 2016 election, possible collusion between Moscow and the Trump campaign, and the president’s potential obstruction of justice. Now it really is Comey’s word — implicating Trump in unbecoming behavior — against the president’s.

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