Thursday, June 8, the former head of the FBI, James Comey will testify before the Committee on intelligence of the U.S. Senate. In published the day before the statement of the Komi Republic reports that the President of the United States, Donald trump told him to stop investigating ties between former White house adviser Michael Flynn with Russia, according to Reuters.
According to Komi, trump called the investigation of Russian interference in presidential elections in the United States «a cloud» over his head, and demanded of the Komi Republic «loyalty».
Komi also stressed that the three Trump confirmed that he is not a target of the investigation.
Recall that James Comey was dismissed by President Donald trump in early may. Judging by the comments of the White house, Comey was dismissed on the grounds that he could not cope with the assigned duties and, in the opinion of the President, could not continue to manage the FBI.
Komi was removed from office a day after hearings in the legal Subcommittee of the U.S. Senate in the case of relationships, Michael Flynn, former adviser to trump on national security, with Russian politicians. Also discussed was the possible intervention of Russia in the presidential campaign in the United States.
At the same time, according to us media reports, a few days before his unexpected resignation of the head of the FBI James Komi has addressed in the Ministry of justice with a request for his Department supplementary budget with the aim to intensify the investigation of suspicions of Russian interference in the presidential election.