Donald Trump Claimed Exposing FBI Corruption as "a Great Service to the Country"

Donald Trump speaking at the Iowa Republican Party's 2015 Lincoln Dinner.By: Gage Skidmore
Type: ExaggerationsSep 19 2018 Severity:
Targeted: FBIAbout: Russia
In an Oval Office interview with Hill.TV’s John Solomon and Buck Sexton, Trump aired out his grievances against federal law enforcement officials investigating ties between Russia and Trump's campaign during the 2016 election. After tauting about the firing of 8 FBI agents, Trump said that exposing what he called a "cancer in our country," was a "great service to the country."

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Quote | He referred to the FBI Investigation of his presidency as "a Cancer in Our Country."

“What we’ve done is a great service to the country, really,” Trump said, regarding what he considered the exposure of corruption amongst federal law enforcement officials investigating his ties to Russia. 

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