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As Mueller probe intensifies, so do Trump attacks on Comey

As Mueller probe intensifies, so do Trump attacks on Comey

The Republican attacks that accompanied the firing of FBI Director James Comey have sharply intensified in the last two weeks, with broadsides delivered on Twitter, public statements and even from the White House podium.

Comey, who in June said President Donald Trump and the White House had lied about him and the law enforcement agency he led, has been repeatedly accused of delivering false testimony, of prematurely exonerating Hillary Clinton for her use of a private email server and of improperly leaking details about his private conversations with the president.

The attacks, which come as Congress and federal investigators probe the circumstances of his dismissal, appear...

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