US President Donald Trump has rebuffed media reports on his meeting with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin and an investigation by the FBI into his behaviour after he fired the agency's Director James Comey, dubbing them as "all nonsense".
As per the report, Trump had impounded the notes on one occasion from the interpreter present at the meetings between the two presidents and directed them to not divulge the details of the talks with other administration officials.
The New York Times (NYT) on Friday reported that an FBI probe was launched whether Trump was working for Russia on behalf of Russia against American interests, following Comey's dismissal in May 2017. The then FBI director was leading an investigation into alleged Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.
In response, Trump on Saturday blasted the NYT report, calling it "a total sleaze".
"Wow, just learned in the Failing New York Times that the corrupt former leaders of the FBI, almost all fired or forced to leave the agency for some very bad reasons, opened up an investigation on me, for no reason & with no proof, after I fired Lyin' James Comey, a total sleaze!" he wrote on the micro-blogging site.
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