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Top FBI officials were 'quite worried' James Comey would appear to be blackmailing Trump

Senior FBI officials were concerned then-Director James Comey would appear to be blackmailing then-President-elect Trump — using tactics notoriously associated with J. Edgar Hoover — when he attended a fateful Jan. 6, 2017, meeting at which he informed the real estate magnate about allegations he had consorted with prostitutes in Moscow, according to Jim Baker, the bureau’s chief counsel at the time.