Trump asked FBI head for ‘loyalty’ and a halt to Flynn probe: 10 takeaways from Comey’s prepared testimony

Trump asked FBI head for ‘loyalty’ and a halt to Flynn probe: 10 takeaways from Comey’s prepared testimonyFormer FBI Director James Comey’s opening statement, prepared for the hearing of the Senate Intelligence Committee Thursday, was released to the public Wednesday afternoon. Chairman Richard Burr, R-N.C., told NBC News that the testimony was released a day early because that’s what he and Comey had decided. In the testimony, Comey confirms a number of awkward, potentially improper conversations with Trump, who asked him for a loyalty pledge, to end the investigation of Michael Flynn and to announce publicly that the president wasn’t under investigation. …



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