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Trump said firing 'nut job' Comey took pressure off Russia probe; White House official now 'person of interest': reports

Two more bombshell reports published Friday afternoon delivered a one-two punch to the Trump White House regarding the investigation into its potential ties to Russia, capping off a rough week for the administration. The New York Times reports that in Trump’s meeting with Russian diplomats on May 10, he reportedly called former FBI Director James Comey a “nut job.” The Washington Post is also reporting that the FBI’s Russia probe has identified a current adviser as a “person of interest.”