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Trump’s Unfounded Leak Claim

President Donald Trump made the unfounded accusation that former FBI Director James Comey illegally “leaked CLASSIFIED INFORMATION to the media.” His claim appears to have been based on a news story that makes no such determination.

Trump’s Lawyer Spins Russia Facts

Jay Sekulow, an attorney on President Donald Trump’s legal team, made the rounds of the Sunday shows to talk about the Russia investigation. But he glossed over relevant facts in defense of his client.

The Comey Hearing

After former FBI Director James Comey testified about his private conversations with President Donald Trump regarding the agency’s Russia investigation, the president’s lawyer gave a brief statement that contained inaccurate and disputed claims.

Video: Trump vs. Comey

In this video, we look at the conflicting accounts of what was said at private meetings between President Donald Trump and former FBI Director James Comey in which they discussed the FBI investigation of the Trump campaign.

Trump vs. Comey

The president and the former FBI director have offered conflicting accounts of private conversations that they had about the FBI investigation of the Trump campaign.

Why Did Trump Fire Comey?

Why did President Donald Trump fire FBI Director James Comey? The president and top administration officials have offered contradictory accounts in recent days.

Trump’s ‘Nothing to See Here’ Spin

The Trump administration has offered some “nothing to see here” spin in response to the president’s firing of FBI Director James Comey. But President Donald Trump and White House Deputy Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders have twisted some facts to fit that narrative.

Spinning the Intel Hearing

The White House posted a series of misleading tweets on the investigation into Russia’s attempts to influence the 2016 campaign.

Spinning the FBI Letter

Director James Comey’s vague announcement sparks partisan distortions.