President Donald Trump’s lawyer Marc Kasowitz took a victory lap Thursday following the blockbuster testimony of fired FBI Director James Comey, saying the much-anticipated Senate hearing proved what the White House has been saying for months.
And he hammered Comey for releasing information about his conversations with the president to reporters in an attempt to force the appointment of a special-counsel inquest into Russian election interference.
‘Today, Mr. Comey admitted that he unilaterally and surreptitiously made unauthorized disclosures to the press of privileged communications with the President,’ Kasowitz said in a statement.
And ‘contrary to numerous false press accounts leading up to today’s hearing,’ he added, ‘Mr. Comey has now finally confirmed publicly what he repeatedly told the President privately: The President was not under investigation as part of any probe into Russian interference.’
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Despite so many false statements and lies, total and complete vindication…and WOW, Comey is a leaker!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 9, 2017