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Just conversations between friends

May 19th, 2017 10:49 am | By

Another Times piece that made a splash yesterday: Michael Schmidt on Comey’s uncomfortable relations with Trump.

President Trump called the F.B.I. director, James B. Comey, weeks after he took office and asked him when federal authorities were going to put out word that Mr. Trump was not personally under investigation, according to two people briefed on the call.

Mr. Comey told the president that if he wanted to know details about the bureau’s investigations, he should not contact him directly but instead follow the proper procedures and have the White House counsel send any inquiries to the Justice Department, according to those people.

It’s Trump, so it’s not a surprise, but it is. How can he be dumb enough … Read the rest