Trump reportedly urged James Comey to drop Michael Flynn investigation
Comey memos show president asked the former FBI director to ‘let go’ investigation, and House Republicans have called for a release of any documents
Donald Trump directly asked the former FBI director, James Comey, to drop an investigation into his former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, according to notes kept at the time by Comey and first reported on Tuesday by the New York Times.
“I hope you can see your way clear to letting this go, to letting Flynn go,” Trump told Comey, according to Comey’s record of the meeting, as reported by the Times. “He is a good guy. I hope you can let this go.”