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Trump Warning to Comey Prompts Questions on ‘Tapes’

The New York Times / International 269 sources

“James Comey better hope that there are no ‘tapes’ of our conversations before he starts leaking to the press!” Mr. Trump posted on Twitter.

Trump threatens ex-FBI head Comey with possible 'tapes' of conversations

The Guardian / AU

President’s tweet suggests he had been secretly taping White House meetings, after the New York Times reported that he demanded ‘loyalty’ from Comey

FBI chief sacking: Trump warns Comey over leaks to media

BBC.com

The US president said the ex-FBI chief "better hope there are no 'tapes' of our conversations".

Trump goes to war on Twitter with the FBI director he just fired, warns against 'leaking'

CNBC / World

President Donald Trump's sour relationship with recently axed FBI Director James Comey just got worse.

Trump threatens Comey: Better hope there are no tapes

The Hill

President Trump on Friday morning issued a cryptic threat to fired FBI Director James Comey, amid a storm of media leaks contradicting the White House."James Comey better hope that there are no "tapes" of our conve...

Trump warns ousted FBI chief against talking to media, threatens 'tapes'

Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Donald Trump warned ousted FBI Director James Comey on Friday not to talk to the media, a highly unusual move that prompted fresh charges the president is trying to silence the man who led an investigation into…

Trump's war with Comey intensifies

The Hill

Under siege in the media and on Capitol Hill, Trump on Friday morning lobbed a direct threat at the former director, tweeting that Comey “better hope that there are no 'tapes' of our conversations before he starts leaking to the press!”…

Trump Escalates War With FBI, and the Bureau Fights Back

Bloomberg

President Donald Trump took his fight with the FBI to a new level, raising the specter Friday that he may have taped his conversations with Director James Comey before firing him. “James Comey better hope that there are no ‘tapes’ of our .…

Donald Trump threatens James Comey in tweet: Better hope there are no 'tapes'

Washington Times

President Trump tweeted a veiled threat Friday toward former FBI Director James B. Comey over possible tapes of their conversations.

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