• The FBI reportedly started investigating whether Trump was a Russian asset after he fired Comey

    9 days ago - By Chron

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    The FBI began investigating whether President Donald Trump was a witting or unwitting Russian agent after he fired FBI director James Comey in May 2017, The New York Times reported.
    At the time, the bureau was already investigating whether the Trump campaign colluded with Moscow during the 2016 election, and Comey's firing prompted the special counsel Robert Mueller to open an obstruction-of-justice probe as part of the Russia investigation.
    But The Times' report is the first indication that the FBI believed it was possible the president himself was a...
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  • The FBI reportedly started investigating whether Trump was a Russian asset after he fired Comey

    The FBI reportedly started investigating whether Trump was a Russian asset after he fired Comey

    9 days ago - By Business Insider

    The FBI reportedly grew so concerned about some of President Donald Trump's early actions and public statements in office - including his move to fire director James Comey - the agency opened a counterintelligence inquiry on the matter.
    According to a New York Times report published Friday night, Trump's actions and behaviors had national-security implications, including whether Trump was intentionally or unintentionally undermining US interests at the behest of Russia.
    The development adds a new wrinkle to the broader Russia investigation in which US law-enforcement officials are looking...
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