President Donald Trump told Russian diplomats in an Oval Office meeting last week that his firing of "nut job" FBI Director James Comey had taken "great pressure" off of him, The New York Times reported Friday.
The comments were read to the Times by an American official and were from a White House document summarizing the meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and Russian Ambassador to the US Sergey Kislyak.
A new report from the New York Times gives a look at what happened during the controversial meeting with Russian ambassadors that took place the day after he fired FBI director James Comey.
Addressing a report that President Donald Trump told Russian officials in the Oval Office that, by firing FBI Director James Comey, pressure was taken off of him in his dealings with Russia, Press Secretary Sean Spicer defended his ...
WASHINGTON, May 19 (Reuters) - President Donald Trump told Russian officials at the White House that firing FBI Director James Comey relieved "great pressure" the president was facing from an ongoing probe into Russia and the U.S. p...
The president told the Russian foreign minister and ambassador that firing his FBI director had “taken off” the pressure he had faced, The New York Times reports.