Trump Demanded FBI Director Pledge Loyalty to Him

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Date Originated: June of 2017
Categories: Donald Trump
Donald Trump demanded former FBI Director James Comey pledge his loyalty to him during a private dinner less than a week after Trump's inauguration. Comey refused and simply pledged to always be honest with Mr. Trump. Trump didn't accept that at first and brought the issue up at least twice more during the dinner. Update: Former FBI Director James Comey swore under oath during a Senate hearing that Donald Trump did, in fact, ask him to pledge his loyalty.
Source: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/05/11/us/politics/trump-comey-firing.html
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