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Source says Comey told boss about Trump worries

Source says Comey told boss about Trump worries

Shortly after President Trump allegedly pressed then-FBI Director James Comey to shut down the federal inquiry into national security adviser Michael Flynn in February, Comey went to Attorney General Jeff Sessions to express his uneasiness about the president's direct contact with him about such matters, according to a person familiar with his actions.

The refrain is a common one for Trump, who said the same thing about Comey during a January reception for law enforcement at the White House.

Lawmakers tell CNN that Comey won't be constrained in recounting his conversations with Trump, but a Senate intelligence committee source also said that Comey is expected to abstain from discussing the ongoing federal Russian Federation investigation.

It was not immediately clear when the conversation occurred.

The Washington Post reported Tuesday that President Trump personally asked the Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats to intervene with the FBI's probe.

The Faith and Freedom Coalition's "Road to Majority" conference announced Tuesday that the president had agreed to address the annual gathering Thursday. Two days earlier, Comey had confirmed in a congressional hearing that the bureau was probing whether Trump's campaign coordinated with Russian Federation during the 2016 race.

His appearance will mark Comey's first public comments since he was abruptly fired by the president last month.

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Justice Department spokesman Ian Prior declined to comment.

REPORTER: "Last time you said that there was a development".

"The president's got a full day on Thursday", Spicer said. We need to start fighting back.

He said, "Jared has actually become more famous than me", prompting laughter.

Still, Trump supporters say they are willing to step in to help the White House deflect any accusations from Comey. "I would look for Comey to be circumspect and very deliberate in his descriptions of meetings so as to not to taint any future potential testimony".

"If we feel he crosses a line, we'll fire back", said Ed Rollins, chief strategist of Great America PAC, the political arm of the group airing the Comey ad. Hale said in a statement: "Director Coats does not discuss his private conversations with the President".


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