President Donald Trump, accompanied by Romanian President Klaus Werner Iohannis, speaks during a news conference in the Rose Garden at the White House, Friday, June 9, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

President Trump called the former head of the Federal Bureau of Investigation a liar Friday. Then, in practically the same breath, he said Comey’s testimony vindicated him.

Only one of those statements can be true. Either Comey is a liar, liar, pants on fire, or he cleared Trump with his testimony, which Trump claims was all lies, except for the vindicaty parts?

Talking Point Memo puts it like this.

President Donald Trump on Friday responded to fired FBI Director James Comey’s testimony the previous day: “No collusion. No obstruction. He’s a leaker.”

Trump was referring to the investigation into whether his associates colluded with Russia during the 2016 campaign. Comey said only that Trump himself had not been under investigation. And many interpreted Comey’s description of Trump asking him to “let this go,” referring to the federal investigation into ousted National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, as the building blocks of a obstruction of justice case.

Comey, Trump said at a joint press conference with Romanian President Klaus Iohannis, “confirmed a lot of what I said. And some of the things that he said just weren’t true.”


He confirmed a lot of what I said (while lying?) and some of the things that he said just weren’t true (except for the lies that vindicated me)?

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