Report: Trump urged Comey to drop Flynn probe, detailed in memo

Watch Video JOHN YANG: We begin tonight with a report that President Trump urged then-FBI Director James Comey to drop the investigation of one of his campaign aides’ connections to Russia. The New York Times reports that, at a February meeting, Mr. Trump told Comey, “I hope you can let this go.” It came the day after the president fired National Security Adviser Michael Flynn for lying about his contacts with the Russians. The president fired Comey last week. In response,...

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