Will President Trump Call This 'FAKE NEWS' Too?
James Comey has just delivered his second stunning blow to President Donald Trump. The FBI Director just debunked the President's lies that his predecessor, President Barack Obama, committed a felony by "wiretapping" him.
"I have no information that supports those tweets," Director Comey stated in his sworn testimony before the House Intelligence Committee.
He added that the Dept. Of Justice "and all its components" has "no information that supports those tweets."
Will President Trump call this "FAKE NEWS" too?
FBI Director Comey on tweets from President Trump: "I have no information that supports those tweets." pic.twitter.com/n3f2oMSo5h— CSPAN (@cspan) March 20, 2017
Comey also states that no President could order a wiretap:
BREAKING: Comey says "no information" to support Trump's wiretapping tweets; says "no president" could order wiretap https://t.co/v2XE1gmDy6— Bradd Jaffy (@BraddJaffy) March 20, 2017
Earlier this morning Director Comey confirmed the FBI is investigating Russia's actions during the 2016 election and any possible ties to the Trump campaign.
Mika Brzezinski weighed in:
Reporters should now state clearly that the president lied about Barack Obama and our British allies tapping phones at Trump Towers.— Mika Brzezinski (@morningmika) March 20, 2017
Some other initial responses via Twitter:
Twitter should amend every, single, thing Trump tweets with Comey's statement to Congress: "I have no information to support those Tweets."— Nick Bilton (@nickbilton) March 20, 2017
.@RepAdamSchiff is questioning veracity of Trump's tweets and Comey is confirming they are all lies. Trump Twitter coming back to haunt him.— Sarah Kendzior (@sarahkendzior) March 20, 2017
Boom. Comey just confirmed that Trump tweets about Obama were lies.— Jamie O'Grady (@JamieOGrady) March 20, 2017
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