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Fact check: did James Comey's testimony actually vindicate Donald Trump?

Fact check: did James Comey's testimony actually vindicate Donald Trump?

A reporter asked Trump why he feels "vindicated" by Comey's Senate testimony , and asked about whether the president has tapes of his interactions, as Trump has previously suggested. Trump also accused the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director of saying things that "just weren't true" in his testimony but added that Comey also "confirmed a lot of what I said".


Britain, EU fail to agree Brexit talks start date

Britain, EU fail to agree Brexit talks start date

We want to do this quickly, respecting the calendar. On Twitter, Siegfried Muresan, spokesman for the European Parliament's largest grouping, the European People's Party, said, "EU did not want #Brexit , but has been prepared to negotiate it since past year".



"We are not winning in Afghanistan" - US Defense Secretary Mattis

Trump and Mr. Tillerson are more interested in creating "a new game of great power politics" than supporting US allies around the world. Republican lawmakers are pressing for billions more in defense spending. "The frustration that I feel is obviously palpable". According to Mattis, the Pentagon defines the winning in Afghanistan as a situation where the Afghan government, with worldwide help, would be able to handle the violence and drive it down to a level that local security ...



President Trump Accuses Fired FBI Director James Comey Of Lying Under Oath

Mr Comey also revealed that he was confused as to why he had been dismissed during an ongoing investigation into the President's and his team's alleged links with Russian Federation before and after the election. Trump broke his silence on Twitter following explosive testimony by Comey, declaring "total and complete vindication ". " I didn't say that ", Trump said emphatically Friday.



Secret Service: We don't have any Trump White House tapes

Comey also disputed the reasons given by the White House for why he was sacked last month and said Trump repeatedly requested his loyalty. It was not clear exactly what Trump meant by "prevalent" - a point made in a flurry of Twitter postings by critics of the president.



Senators sound calls to release Comey 'tapes' as Trump attacks 'cowardly' leak

If either Trump's testimony or memos written by Comey about his conversations with the president turn out to be untrue, either man could be charged with lying to federal investigators. "Totally illegal? Very 'cowardly!' ". Comey refused to comment on whether he thought Trump was trying to block justice. Mueller will likely want to talk to people around Trump and Comey to find out if they were told about their meetings.