Trump told former FBI Director James Comey, “I need loyalty. I expect loyalty,” and “I hope you can let this go,” when speaking about former National Security Advisor Mike Flynn and his ties to Russia. Comey’s opening statement to Congress tomorrow has been published and you can read it in the link. Meanwhile, Trump’s allies run attack ads trying to smear Comey. Nothing about this is normal.
Former FBI director offers statement describing a meeting in which Trump asked him to drop his inquiry into Michael Flynn: ‘I hope you can let this go’