BOOM: Trump Steals Show During Comey Testimony With 1 Devastating ...
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Ryan Lizza writes about how a source within the White House was wrong about what James Comey, the director of the F.B.I., would say at the Russia hearing. But the larger takeaway from the White House’s spin is that the top people around Trump may have no idea how much exposure the President has on the issue of Russian collusion. Two hours after the White House official confidently predicted Comey would vindicate the Administration, Comey did the opposite, saying:
'I have been authorized by the Department of Justice to confirm that the F.B.I., as part of our counterintelligence mission, is investigating the Russian government’s efforts to interfere in the 2016 Presidential election, and that includes investigating the nature of any links between individuals associated with the Trump campaign and the Russian government '