Trump: I never asked Comey for personal loyalty

Trump: I never asked Comey for personal loyalty
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President TrumpDonald John TrumpCNN analyst Kirsten Powers: Melania's jacket should read 'Let them eat cake' CNN's Cuomo confronts Lewandowski over 'womp womp' remark Sessions says FBI agent Peter Strzok no longer has his security clearance MORE in a tweet early Sunday denied asking former FBI Director James ComeyJames Brien ComeyGrassley wants to subpoena Comey, Lynch after critical IG report The media just can't stop lying about Trump The Hill's 12:30 Report — Sponsored by Delta Air Lines – First lady makes surprise visit to migrant children at border MORE for loyalty.  

The president was responding to a claim made by Comey that Trump asked the former FBI director for personal loyalty after the inauguration. 

"I need loyalty. I expect loyalty," the president said, according to Comey. 


The issue is also addressed in Comey's upcoming book “A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership." 

Trump ripped the book in other tweets on Sunday. 





Comey compared Trump to a mob boss in the book, writing that Trump sought loyalty “like Sammy the Bull’s Cosa Nostra induction ceremony,” a reference to the infamous mob boss. 

The former FBI director also writes that the president asked Comey to probe an alleged tape detailing one of the most salacious parts of the dossier compiled by former British spy Christopher Steele.