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General News    H3'ed 6/8/17

James Comey's Remarkable Story About Donald Trump, by Jeffrey Toobin

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'The lurch of the Trump Presidency from one crisis to the next scandal produces a kind of bombshell-induced numbness, but that should not prevent us from appreciating the magnitude of Comey’s statement. There is, of course, much more to know  but the story is now complete in its outline, if not its details, and Trump’s culpability is clear to anyone who cares to look. In this tale, the President knows how much power he possesses and dangles it before those who serve him. The F.B.I. director was in the middle of a ten-year term, which was designed to give him some insulation from political pressure, but there was a catch: Trump could still fire him. And Trump clearly knew it, as he repeatedly demanded Comey’s personal loyalty.'

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