Trump Finally Clarifies on Tapes of Comey Talks

(Washington)

There has been weeks of back and forth about whether the president may have audio recordings of his conversations with fired FBI director James Comey. The firing led to a special counsel being appointed to investigate Trump and his administration's ties to Russia. However, Trump has now finally answered the question of whether he has recordings of the conversations: no. Interestingly though, Trump did not rule out that such recordings may exist. He said "With all of the recently reported electronic surveillance, intercepts, unmasking and illegal leaking of information, I have no idea whether there are 'tapes' or recordings of my conversations with James Comey … But I did not make, and do not have, any such recordings".

FINSUM : So Trump does not have the tapes. He said early on he wanted them so he could clear himself, but it seems increasingly likely they do not exist.

  • Trump
  • comey
  • audio recordings
  • FBI
  • russia

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