Trump Allegedly Told Russians That Comey’S Firing Eased ‘Outstanding Strain’

Trump was already under fire for allegedly revealing highly classified information about an Islamic State threat to the Russians during the meeting.
By grandstanding and politicizing the investigation into Russia’s actions, James Comey created unnecessary pressure on our ability to engage and negotiate with Russia,” Spicer said in the statement.
“I faced great pressure because of Russia.
President Donald Trump is facing new pressure over his decision to abruptly fire FBI Director James Comey after the New York Times revealed on Friday that the president told Russian officials in the Oval Office last week that Comey’s ouster takes “great pressure” off him.
He was crazy, a real nut job,” Trump said, according to the Times.

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