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Trump to Lester Holt: I’d been planning to fire James Comey for a while

In an exclusive interview with NBC Nightly News anchor Lester Holt, President Trump offers a new account of his decision to fire FBI director James Comey, saying he’d been planning the move for a while. NBC News confirms a report that Trump had asked for a pledge of loyalty from Comey during a dinner in the early days of his administration. Lester Holt joins TODAY live for the report.

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