Spicer: Trump’s strategy on Comey tapes worked

White House press secretary Sean Spicer praised President Trump during an interview on Sunday for insinuating there could be recordings of his conversations with former FBI Director James Comey.

“He knew that the truth would come out, and I think he’s glad that the truth is coming out, that he had said very clearly that on three occasions he was told he was not under investigation, there was no obstruction, and he was right,” Spicer told Howard Kurtz on Fox News’s “Media Buzz.”

“And I think that having Director Comey come out and admit under oath and testimony proves that the president was right,” he continued.

{mosads}Spicer’s comments come after Trump said last Thursday he did not have recordings of his past conversations with Comey.

 The president first mentioned the possibility of recordings in May after reports surfaced that Comey felt uncomfortable in his meetings with the president.

Trump has praised his own handling of the situation, most recently in an interview with Fox News.

“He did admit that what I said was right, and if you look further back, before he heard about that, I think maybe he wasn’t admitting that. So I think maybe you’ll need to do a little investigative reporting to determine that, but I don’t think it will be that hard,” he said.


Copyright 2023 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

See all Hill.TV See all Video

Most Popular

Load more


See all Video