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James Comey said Wednesday that he thinks President Trump is “just making stuff up” in regards to the memos of their interactions which Comey submitted to Congress.
The detailed memos written by Comey were made public after last week GOP members of the House Intelligence Committee threatened to subpoena the Justice Department for the materials.
Although the information in the memos were consistent with Comey’s statements, Trump and his GOP allies have claimed he had “illegally leaked” them.
“I don’t,” Comey told a CNN town hall on Wednesday when asked if he believes he had broken the law.
“In fact, I think he’s just making stuff up.”
Comey further explained that the information was important — while emphasizing that classified material were kept secret.
“The details matter because the facts matter, and should matter even to the president,” Comey explained.
“Some of those memos I decided should be classified. Four others, I wrote them and was highly confident they should not be classified. Those four I kept a copy at the FBI and a copy at my personal safe at home.”
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