President Trump in a new interview claimed special counsel Robert Mueller was former FBI Director James Comey’s “best friend,” a comment that comes as Trump continues to rail against what he alleges are conflicts of interest in the ongoing federal probe into Russia’s election meddling.
“[Mueller’s] Comey’s best friend,” Trump told The Daily Caller in an interview released Wednesday. “And I could give you 100 pictures of him and Comey hugging and kissing each other. You know, he’s Comey’s best friend.”
Trump made the comment as he detailed the conflicts of interests he claims are at play in Mueller’s probe into alleged collusion between Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign and Russia.
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