Komi said that trump has offered to get rid of “Russian” investigation
According to the former chief of the FBI, the President insisted that he has no relation to Russia, and the investigation prevents him to act in the interests of the United States.
WASHINGTON, 7 Jun — RIA Novosti. Ex-FBI Director James Comey said that U.S. President Donald trump offered him to abandon the “Russian” of the investigation.
“On the morning of 30 March, the President called me to the FBI. He described the investigation against Russia as “the cloud” that hung over his capacity to act in the interests of the country. He said he has no relation to Russia, had no relationship to prostitutes in Russia and had always assumed that his record when he was in Russia,” — said in a written statement that Komi gave to Congress.
According to the former chief of the Bureau, the President asked what could be done to “remove the cloud”. “I said we’re investigating the issue as quickly as possible and it would be great to use, if we don’t find anything and we do our work,” wrote Komi Republic.
He also said that trump told him about Michael Flynn.
The conversation took place the day after the resignation of the Advisor. The President said that “Flynn did nothing wrong in speaking Russian, but he had to get rid of him, because he was misled by the Vice-President (Michael Pence)”. He added that he has concerns about Flynn, but he doesn’t want to go into details.
Trump fired Komi Republic in early may, saying that he is unable to perform their duties. The head of the FBI led the investigation against the President on the subject of alleged “ties with Russia”, which deny as the White house and the Kremlin.
The former Advisor to the President for national security Michael Flynn resigned amid allegations that he did not fully reveal the contents of their conversations with the Russian Ambassador in Washington Sergei Kislyak. Media with reference to intelligence agencies claimed that they discussed the possible removal of anti-Russian sanctions. Flynn denied it. The Kremlin said that the conversation Flynn and Kislyak took place, but its contents are misinterpreted.
Some time ago to investigate the “relationships trump of Russia” was appointed special Prosecutor Robert Mueller. In addition, two parallel investigations are Committee on intelligence of the Senate and house of representatives of the U.S. Congress.