Trump and Democratic views on FBI's Comey at key turning points
Democrats and President Trump rarely saw former FBI director James Comey in the same light. (Tampa Bay Times) Democrats and President Trump rarely saw former FBI director James Comey in the same light. (Tampa Bay Times)

Democrats and President Trump rarely saw former FBI director James Comey in the same light. (Tampa Bay Times)

Jon Greenberg
By Jon Greenberg May 10, 2017
John Kruzel
By John Kruzel May 10, 2017

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Donald Trump, tweet, Feb. 15, 2017

Donald Trump, tweet, Feb. 15, 2017

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Washington Post, Spicer: Just the ‘beginning phase’ of investigating whether Trump Tower was surveilled, March 20, 2017

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Sen. Diane Feinstein, D-Calif., statement, "Feinstein Statement on Hillary Clinton Emails," Nov. 6, 2016

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USA Today, "Hillary Clinton blames Comey, Wikileaks for 2016 election loss," May 2, 2017

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The New York Times, "White House Says Trump Had Weighed Firing Comey Since January," May 10, 2017

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Tweet from Sen. Bernie Sanders, May 9, 2017

Tweet from Sen. Tim Kaine, May 9, 2017

 

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