Trump Told Russians Firing "Nut Job Comey" Eased Pressure From Investigation

Tyler Durden's picture

It's that time of day again. The market is nearly closed, the weekend draws close and the mainstream media needs a new narrative. Well voila - from none other than anonymously source US officials, The New York Times proclaims that

President Trump told Russian officials in the Oval Office this month that firing the F.B.I. director, James B. Comey, had relieved “great pressure” on him, according to a document summarizing the meeting.


“I just fired the head of the F.B.I. He was crazy, a real nut job,” Mr. Trump said, according to the document, which was read to The New York Times by an American official.


“I faced great pressure because of Russia. That’s taken off.”


Mr. Trump added, “I’m not under investigation.”

Is that what they are laughing at in this image? Or are they scoffing at Anthony Weiner's sexts?

The NYTimes adds that The White House document that contained Mr. Trump’s comments was based on notes taken from inside the Oval Office and has been circulated as the official account of the meeting.

Additionally, one official read quotations to The Times, and a second official confirmed the broad outlines of the discussion, suggesting that the long knives close to Trump may be getting sharper.

There may heva been a method to Trump's madness, an "art of the deal" if you will. According to yet another government official briefed on the meeting and quoted by the NYT, "Trump was using a negotiating tactic when he told Mr. Lavrov about the “pressure” he was under. The idea was to create a sense of obligation with Russian officials and to coax concessions out of Mr. Lavrov - on Syria, Ukraine and other issues - by saying that Russian meddling in last year’s election had created enormous political problems for Mr. Trump."

It's unclear if this particular approach worked, although in retrospect it certainly provided hours of entertainment for the Russian foreign ministry.

In response to the NYT story, the White House did not deny the quotes but instead said that Comey's "grandstanding" and "politicizing" of the Russia probe hurt diplomatic efforts with Moscow. 

"The President has always emphasized the importance of making deals with Russia as it relates to Syria, Ukraine, defeating ISIS and other key issues for the benefit and safety of the American people," White House spokesman Sean Spicer says in statement. "By grandstanding and politicizing the investigation into Russia’s actions, James Comey created unnecessary pressure on our ability to engage and negotiate with Russia," Spicer says

"The investigation would have always continued, and obviously, the termination of Comey would not have ended it" Spicer said adding that "once again, the real story is that our national security has been undermined by the leaking of private and highly classified conversations"

Meanwhile, Comey is now merely the latest high profile figure portrayed in a similar way by Trump:


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south40_dreams's picture

Anonymous has just signed a new multi year contract

Looney's picture


Comey’s being "a real nut job" was the “classified” info the Libtards were bitching 'bout, I guess...   ;-)


Chuck Norris's picture

Lets see... Hillary murders Seth Rich.  That's ok.

Trump calls Comey a nut job.... IMPEACH HIM!!!

FrozenGoodz's picture

Why would he be relieved after Comey was fired? 


Investigation getting to close to ya Dawn? 


We can hear your heart beatin

Pinto Currency's picture

Howdy Doody, Comie.
A real nut job.

BaBaBouy's picture

Gata LOVE The Donald... Tells It Like It Is...

Something Like A Reality Show ...

Manthong's picture

Well, at least Comey has not teared or cried in public like Schumer, Boehner, Obama and Weiner…

Foam at the mouth a little maybe but no weeping.


How much Bullshit does the insane MSM think the country can take?


Thought Processor's picture



Comey = Nut Job.  Got it.



Now let's find out who killed Seth Rich.

froze25's picture

My anonymous sources say Hillary ordered the hit but was disappointed with their plan so did it herself.  They also say I'm now a billionair so it must be true. I'm sure the bank is just waiting on the paper work.

AltRight Girl's picture

WikiLeaks need to step up and bring some true dirt on Comey.

Leaking only the CIA hack tools is getting boring.

Anyone in the FBI? Are you listening? Start leaking, damn it. 

WikiLeaks Releases #Vault7 “Athena”: CIA’s Anti-Windows Malware

John Law Lives's picture

***   SPAM ALERT   ***

Do not click on AltRight Girl's link. 

AltRight Girl = SPAMMER

jcaz's picture

When Trump fired Comey, Comey was "busy" giving a speech to a lady's aid social, rather than running the FBI-

"Crazy" seems an understatement.....

Manthong's picture

“Hillary ordered the hit but was disappointed with their plan so did it herself.“

I think if Hillary did it herself, there would be fang marks on his neck and he would have been down a few pints of blood.

Schlump's picture

"Nut job Comey" was fired. The beauty of me is that I can do this if I want. He investigated me, he would not drop the investigation when I asked, so I fired him.

This is how I run America. Don't say it is a banana republic now, it's not, it's a Trump affiliate. It's tremendous, I guarantee.

Believe me.

lil dirtball's picture

> Believe me.

Lol ...

Build that wall.

Lock her up.

Drain that swamp.

Repeal the ACA.


PrayingMantis's picture


... >>> ""I just fired the head of the F.B.I. He was crazy, a real nut job,” Mr. Trump said, according to the document, which was read to The New York Times by an American official."

... well, that was from the New Yuck Times ... and that's what y'all need to know because this rag, masquerading as a "news" outlet will pull the wool over your eyes ... they often do that as a distraction  ...

... and remember what Desiderius Erasmus once uttered, "in the kingdom of the blind, the one-eyed man is king" ...

... so, here's a worthwhile OT distraction ... let us open just one eye and watch these videos instead and perhaps, we might learn a little  ...

... >>>

... >>>

... >>>


... the best part of waking up is opening your eyes ...



jeff montanye's picture

all true.  william k black or his designee would make a good fbi director.  he'd open some eyes.  he's got experience and a proven track record.

jeff montanye's picture

this dnc email theft to wikileaks is looking so obviously crooked (why didn't the fbi investigate the rich murder or examine the dnc servers?) that hillary clinton should employ a food and beverage taster.

the deep state may start to consider her the weak link.  possibly a candidate for a scaliattack.


Post-Truth Society's picture

Go ahead and keep calling me crazy, but Trump is the Muslim Anti-Christ.  Soon he will unite the Jews and Muslims against Christianity for the final battle.  Visiting Saudi Arabia and then Israel to solidify the coalition.

"The only U.S. president to make Saudi Arabia his first foreign visit, Trump was presented with the highest honor for a foreign dignitary, the collar of Abdulaziz al-Saud, named for the for the kingdom’s founder, which Salman hung on a thick gold chain around Trump’s neck."

Meanwhile the Jewish prince and princess, Kushner and Ivanka, watched with approval. Wonder whose idea it was to dispose of Seth Rich and frame him for leaks?  There is no morality for those seeking ultimate power - the Trump family.

Obadiah's picture

You Dofus, you have NO Idea what the fck your talking about.  sheeze.


"Muslim Anti-Christ"


Best to remain quite so people can't see your stupidity



blown income's picture

How many people in that room...shouldn't be that hard to find rat if there is one.

Obadiah's picture

Like that Livelink video.  I think zionists are the same satanic bastard children spoken of in the Bible.

...those that SAY they are Jews, but are from the synagoge of satan...

Revelations 3:9


It's all starting to "gel' in people's minds now.


these same freaks will be gutted like hogs by the "false christ" when he comes at the 6th Trump no doubt





OhNo's picture

So true, They don't call it the trump card for nothing. Media is the bad guy-come on- and Donalini is the victim, it's a C grade movie at best. Where's obongo and the wookie when you need them.

44_shooter's picture

Anonymous source told me ZH poster Schlump "used to caress the lightly haired balls of the black Jesus Obama blow up doll he regularly had anal sex with. Since Obama left office he just hasn't been able to climax and has reverted to fondeling his dogs balls and posting on ZH".

Must be true, this was from someone close to you who read the memo to me, but wanted to remain anonymous.

Fuck your Schlump, hope you enjoy this shit sandwich for another 8 great years. Your black Jesus is gone forever....

I laugh everyday at you and your like, so hard I sometimes piss my pants.


Schlump's picture

"I'm going to be so Presidential you won't believe it."

Happy now? Have I proved it yet?

I told the Russians what a turd Comey is. Now that's Presidential!!

king leon's picture

Trump just needs to engage brain before opening mouth and he will do just fine. 

jeff montanye's picture

most of the good trump does, has, is and will be thrust upon him by events.  apparently his presidency was considered so unlikely he was never vetted and brought under control by aipac, etc. and the cia, etc.  thus the grand war of the american empire's deep state (including media, financial, and clinton dead-ender auxilliaries) against, essentially, everyone else has commenced in broad daylight with a special counsel investigation to boot.

this is the crisis of our times.  (not) acting presidential, though it riles you and a number of my friends, is as nothing in comparison.

Bendromeda Strain's picture

Analysis - TRUE

The fact that he has kept le deluge back for another 4 years is in itself a yuuuuge accomplishment. Hillary, the High Priestess of Moloch did not get to appoint the successor to the offed Scalia. Trump's agenda, while nominally sidelined, still proceeds. A previously demoralized ICE is finally unshackled and they can and will continue to enforce THE LAW as it exists on the books. Obama and Alefantis continue to strategize in next door neighbor Tony's dungeon... err, basement art gallery.

11b40's picture

Don't forget the TPP.....gone. That was worth his election. Easy to forget where we were headed.

11b40's picture

Correct! Stay focused on the big picture.

MillionDollarButter's picture

> The beauty of me is that I can do this if I want.

More leaks than any prior administration.
Hostile media more negative than ever before.
Hostile intelligence community tries to destroy him at any opportunity.
Trump completely straightjacketed.

What planet are YOU on? 

froze25's picture

The one where you get paid to be a subversive. 

VinceFostersGhost's picture



The one where you get paid to be a subversive. 


$16 an hour.........not bad.

Bendromeda Strain's picture

Innocent babies can have chromosomal problems. Or they can suffer injury in the birth canal. You however have no such excuse.

BJ Clinton fired Sessions who was investigating all too real allegations of the Clinton Mafia's financial improprieties (back when they were small peanuts... so cute when they're still little). So save it, Brock Boy.

PS - check out the filter on the accompanying photo. Journalism, baby...

Bubba Rum Das's picture

Quote, 'Dump': ""Nut job Comey" was fired. The beauty of me is that I can do this if I want. He investigated me, he would not drop the investigation when I asked, so I fired him."

Yeah, right, Retard; that's not what Lavrov or the recordings of the meeting say...

Of course being the Left Wing Conspiracy Theory piece of shit that you are; you would immediately take ANYTHING the Foreign Owned New York Times or Anderson Cooper states as the Gospel Truth, now wouldn't you...

By the way, how's your Trans wifey doing, MBD?

Yeah, that's right; outed again...

J Jason Djfmam's picture

I always thought Hillary was a nut job.

gimme soma dat's picture

Watch out, you're gonna end up dead like Seth Rich. 

jeff montanye's picture

note seth rich is number 36 on this list (well, actually shares it with one of the clintons' security detail, apparently a very dangerous job).

Lost My Shorts's picture

If Hillary had killed Seth Rich herself, the bullet wounds would have been mostly in the groin area.

Citizen in 1984's picture

She may have...........he had all his "stuff" still on him, BUT nobody's mentioned if he still had his male genitalia attached!

Inquiring minds want to know......

jeff montanye's picture

well, in hillary's defense, he was shot only in the back and was severely beaten as well.

actually they tried pretty dang hard to make it look nothing like a robbery.


booboo's picture

She would have definitely taken his wallet

jeff montanye's picture

ordinarily you would be right, but the warning component was so important to this particular hit she (they, i feel podesta at least and maybe mook were in on it) wanted all spectators to realize what will happen to you if you fuck with madame president to be.

ChargingHandle's picture

They are in The Business of Being tight-lipped and they should all act accordingly. The either to serve our commander-in-chief with an all in approach or they need to leave and get a job in the private sector and punch a clock 9 to 5 like the rest of us.

Harry Quant's picture

This shit is actually moving the indices...crazy. 

1.25 mil volume down on SPY at 3:09

512k  volume down on QQQ at 3:09

same move down on DIA at 3:09

These fucking quants are fast! 

CNONC's picture

This might move the indices a little more.  Seems the Houthis just conducted a missle strike on Riyadh, just before Trump arrives.