A combination photo shows U.S. President Donald Trump (L) in the House of Representatives in Washington, U.S., on February 28, 2017 and FBI Director James Comey in Washington U.S. on July 7, 2016. REUTERS/Jim Lo Scalzo/Pool, Gary Cameron/File Photo
Washington Times: Comey memo says Trump asked FBI to end Michael Flynn investigation: Reports
A February memo by FBI Director James Comey reportedly says that President Trump asked him to shut down the investigation of former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn.
The New York Times reported Tuesday that the memo details a conversation between the two men in which Mr. Trump told the FBI chief that “I hope you can let this go.”
“I hope you can see your way clear to letting this go, to letting Flynn go,” the president told Mr. Comey, according to the memo. “He is a good guy. I hope you can let this go.”
The White House denied to the New York Times the memo’s recounting of the conversation.
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