FBI REFUSES TO REFUTE REQUEST ON RUSSIAN CONTACTS WITH WHITEHOUSE ~ T. Rump, Trump By Trump – 2-2017
The White House requested that the FBI publicly refute that there were communications between Donald Trump’s associates and Russians during the 2016 presidential campaign. And, to say that the reports were wrong and that there had been no contacts. The FBI refused the request.
The direct communications between the White House and the FBI is a violation of procedures that limit communications with the FBI on pending investigations.