'Trump did not ask to stop Flynn research'

'Trump did not ask to stop Flynn research'

World June 8, 2017 16:33

washington - President Donald Trump did not directly ask if the FBI investigation to former national security adviser Mike Flynn could be terminated. 'I saw it more as an indication. This is what he wants me to do, 'said Comey, who stated that he had not heard the alleged request.

Trump would have expressed the 'hope' that Comey could leave Flynn 's investigation. 'Comey responded later with' yes 'when he asked whether he saw it as an order to quit the investigation. Former chief officer Flynn had come to the attention of the security services through his contacts with Russian officials.

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According to Comey, the FBI was shocked to respond to Trump's remarks. 'I was so bewildered, I just heard it', he answered the question why he did not respond to him immediately.

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