With the scandals developing this fast, it's easy to miss things.
It was a subject Mr Trump returned to a couple of weeks later over an intimate dinner alone with Mr Comey in the Green Room of the White House - again, captured in granular detail by another of Mr Comey's memos.
McCabe is thinking about writing his own book about all of this. But were Trump to take preemptive action against Mueller, it could provoke mass outrage. Then on Monday, National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow said that Haley "got ahead of the curve" and must have been "confused". "When he finished, I said I agreed very much that it was bad that his calls with foreign leaders leaked".
Twitter: "Slippery James Comey, the worst FBI Director in history, was not fired because of the phony Russian Federation investigation where, by the way, there was NO COLLUSION (except by the Dems)!" Did the golden showers thing happen? That's because we learned this week that McCabe may be under criminal investigation by prosecutors. The Fault in our Stars by John Green. Comey wrote that Trump had serious concerns about the judgment of a top adviser, asked about the possibility of jailing journalists and described a boast from Vladimir Putin about Russian prostitutes.
Comey, told Trump that he was "eager to find leakers and would like to nail one to the door as a message", but explained that prosecuting reporters was "tricky".
With Donald Trump, there is sometimes so much material to provoke outrage that you worry something important is bound to be overlooked. More on that in a second. The founders of the United States were deathly afraid of overcentralized government power and saw the press as the bulwark against despotism and corruption. She told onlookers that she and her lawyer would continue working to expose Cohen and prove he is not "above the law". As a kid he was bullied and awkward; as a six-foot-eight college student he fell in with the herd mentality and was silently complicit in bullying other students, a time he looks back on with some regret. Also, he leaked classified information. WOW! On his show that evening, Hannity went with an "I hardly know the guy!" approach. It's high time America had some accountability for his misconduct. "Really, does everybody know what that means?" Trump tweeted Friday in response to the documents.
President Donald Trump tweeted on Thursday that fired FBI Director James Comey threw his recently removed former deputy, Andrew McCabe, "under the bus". But the part of the memos that most caught my attention and greatly troubles me is the one that reflects a blatant disrespect for freedom of the press by both Trump and Comey, who is no martyr.
Trump critics like David Frum argued that the Comey memos validated Comey's beef with Trump. ".enclosure.unclassified.pdf" target="_blank">leaked (possibly by the GOP themselves).
Comey was asked if he believed the dossier's allegations.
Dupree said that "one of the many tragedies" in this whole saga is that Comey's behavior during and after his tenure as Federal Bureau of Investigation director "undercuts" the FBI's historical image as a "non-partisan independent law enforcement agency".
The 15 pages of memos, recorded by Comey, outlines many observations, including that Trump once "thought highly" of the man he now refers to as "Shadey James Comey". In the words of CNN's Jake Tapper: "Go home, 2018".