WASHINGTON – Two days after returning from an international summit, President Trump kicked off his week back in Washington by renewing his attack on the FBI director he fired in the midst of the Russia investigation – this time, accusing him of leaking classified information to the press. ”James Comey leaked CLASSIFIED INFORMATION to the media. That is so illegal!” Trump tweeted early Monday.However, Comey has discussed the content of his memos publicly during congressional testimony and addressed the general sensitivity with which he treated their contents.In an earlier post, Trump, who returned to the White House late Saturday after the G-20 summit in Germany, tweeted a Fox News report that appears to be based on a story in The Hill newspaper. Citing anonymous sources, The Hill reported that “more than half of the memos former FBI chief James Comey wrote as personal recollections of his conversations with President Trump about the Russia investigation have been determined to contain classified information.” Comey, whom Trump abruptly fired in early May, said he prepared contemporaneous memos based on his conversations with Trump out of what concern the president might misrepresent the substance of their conversations. The memos included the former FBI director’s descriptions of a meeting in which Trump pressed him to drop the inquiry into former national security… Read full this story
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