Trump asked Comey to shut down Flynn investigation, New York Times reports

WASHINGTON — FBI Director James Comey wrote in a memo that President Donald Trump had asked him to shut down an FBI investigation into ousted national security adviser Michael Flynn, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press Tuesday. The person had seen the memo but was not authorized to discuss it by name and spoke on condition of anonymity. The existence of the memo was first reported Tuesday by The New York Times. The White House denied the report. “While the...

Continue reading at PBS NewsHour →