Ex-FBI chief Comey says Trump pressured him on Russia probe:

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Fired FBI director James Comey said on Wednesday that Donald Trump urged him to drop a probe into former national security advisor Michael Flynn, prompting fresh allegations that the US president tried to obstruct justice.

In a bombshell revelation on the eve of his hotly-anticipated appearance on Capitol Hill, Comey said Trump had raised the sensitive FBI probe into Russia’s alleged meddling in the US election in multiple discussions, leaving him deeply uneasy over whether the president was attempting to interfere.

Fired FBI director James Comey said on Wednesday that Donald Trump urged him to drop a probe into former national security advisor Michael Flynn, prompting fresh allegations that the US president tried to obstruct justice.

In a bombshell revelation on the eve of his hotly-anticipated appearance on Capitol Hill, Comey said Trump had raised the sensitive FBI probe into Russia’s alleged meddling in the US election in multiple discussions…

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