Comey: Trump asked to ‘lift the cloud’ of Russia investigation

A combination photo shows U.S. President Donald Trump (L) and former FBI Director James Comey. Photos by Jim Lo Scalzo and Gary Cameron/Reuters WASHINGTON — Fired FBI Director James Comey says Donald Trump told him the Russia investigation was creating a “cloud” over his presidency. And Comey says the president asked him what they could do to “lift the cloud.” This was in a phone call on March 30 — according to written testimony Comey submitted ahead of an appearance...

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