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Former FBI Director’s Friend Says Trump Made Comey Feel Uncomfortable

Fired FBI director James Comey was uneasy with President Donald Trump’s interactions with him and wanted a professional boundary maintained between the agency and White House, according to a friend of the former law enforcement official in a story published Thursday. The New York Times cites Benjamin Wittes, a senior fellow with the Brookings Institution and frequent Trump critic, as saying Comey felt the contacts by Trump were inappropriate and that the now-former agency chief didn’t want to be friendly with the president. According to Wittes, Comey felt the need…

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