Comey Account Of Private Urgings From Trump Stirs Unease In Indiana Delegation
Comey Account of Private Urgings From Trump Stirs Unease in Indiana Delegation
Fired FBI director James Comey’s account of his meetings with President Trump is sparking concern in Indiana’s congressional delegation.
Comey’s testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee confirmed and expanded on newspaper reports that Trump urged him in a private meeting to “let go” the investigation of former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn for undisclosed contacts with Russia. Comey acknowledged Trump’s words were not a direct order, but Democratic Representative Andre Carson says the context matters as much as the words. He says when you’re president, asking the FBI director to drop an investigation is an implied order, and Comey’s testimony …