Friday, June 9, 2017

President Trump: I'm Willing To Testify Under Oath About Comey Claims

CNN: Trump: I'm willing to testify under oath about Comey claims

Washington (CNN)A defiant President Donald Trump said Friday he was willing to testify under oath about his conversations with James Comey, further fueling the swirling controversy ignited by the fired FBI director's bombshell testimony before the Senate on Thursday.

"One hundred percent," Trump said when asked about his willingness to deliver sworn testimony.

Trump aggressively addressed some questions during the bilateral news conference with Romanian President Klaus Iohannis on Friday, but coyly answered others. Asked directly whether he was recording conversations in the Oval Office -- a claim he hinted at on Twitter last month -- Trump dodged.

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WNU Editor: If he does testify, it will probably be done in an interview with special counsel Robert Mueller. In the meantime, with nothing else to cover the press is now focusing on this .... President Trump deflects questions about possible tapes of James Comey meeting (ABC News). My prediction .... former FBI Director Comey's testimony is going to be forgotten about by next week, but his legal problems may just be about to start .... Trump Lawyer to File Leak Complaint After Comey Testimony, Source Says (NBC). As for the entire Russia-gate story .... it will continue but focused elsewhere .... Exclusive: Deutsche Bank says privacy laws prevent Trump financial disclosures (Reuters) .... and it will also continue to frustrate President Trump and his allies .... Pat Buchanan asks, 'Where are the criminals? Where is the crime?' (WND).

More News On President Trump Willingness To Testify Under Oath About Comey Claims

Trump Accuses Comey of Lying Under Oath -- NYT
Trump says he will testify under oath about what he told Comey about Flynn -- USA Today
Trump Says He'd Testify That Comey Lied About Demand for Loyalty -- Bloomberg
Trump accuses Comey of giving untrue testimony -- CBS
Trump says Comey said things that 'just weren't true' in Senate testimony -- Politico

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