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Trump told Comey he was not involved with ‘hookers’


President Trump called then-FBI Director James Comey earlier this year to tell him he was not involved with “hookers” in Russia, Comey plans to tell lawmakers on Thursday.

During a March 30 telephone conversation, the president told Comey, “he had nothing to do with Russia, had not been involved with hookers in Russia, and had always assumed he was being recorded when in Russia,” according to testimony the fired director plans to deliver to the Senate Intelligence Committee. 

Trump was allegedly trying to push back on an unverified dossier that claimed the Russian government had compromising information on him.

{mosads}The document, compiled by former British intelligence officer Christopher Steele, alleged that Trump had contact with prostitutes at the Moscow Ritz-Carlton Hotel and that Russian intelligence services had evidence of the encounter. 

Trump has previously denied the claims made in the dossier.

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