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After Comey, FBI Probed Whether Trump Was Working for Russia

US President Donald Trump and Russia's President Vladimir Putin shake hands during a meeting on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in Hamburg, Germany, on July 7, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / SAUL LOEB (Photo credit shoul... US President Donald Trump and Russia's President Vladimir Putin shake hands during a meeting on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in Hamburg, Germany, on July 7, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / SAUL LOEB (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images) MORE LESS
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January 12, 2019 12:31 a.m.

The Times published a lengthy report tonight, the gist of which was a pretty simple point: in the aftermath of President Trump’s firing of James Comey, top leaders at the FBI became so concerned about President Trump’s behavior that they started an investigation into whether the President was acting as an agent of the Russian government.

You read that right.

The lede of the Times story contains the key passages …

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