Secret Service says it doesn't have any Trump tapes

Almost a dozen people from all of those walks of life told CNN they suspect it's merely Trump bluster and there's no such taping mechanism. The aide spoke on condition of anonymity because the meeting was private.

The President has played coy. It adds that the FOIA request "doesn't exclude the possibility that recordings could have been created by another entity".

"It appears, from a review of Secret Service's main indices, that there are not records pertaining to your request", the agency told the Journal in a letter.

James Comey better hope that there are no "tapes" of our conversations before he starts leaking to the press!

But some, have questioned whether Trump is just bluffing about the tapes.

Since his ominous tweet, Trump has repeatedly refused to confirm or deny whether those tapes exist.

Both Trump and his staff have yet to give a definitive answer on the existence of recording devices at the White House. The paper said it made the request on May 15.

That tweet could hurt the president's claims of executive privilege in turning over the tapes, if they exist.




Comey said he believed Mueller would look into Trump for obstruction of justice.

Several other journalist have reported similar interactions with Trump.

"If the president had tapes that clearly contradicted Director Comey, I am shocked that they're not public right now", Sen.

"The president made clear in the Rose Garden last week that he would have an announcement shortly", Spicer said.

"Lordy, I hope there are tapes", former FBI Director James Comey said regarding conversations between him and the President.

"Lordy, I hope there are tapes", Comey now-famously exclaimed during his testimony before the Senate last week, indicating such tapes would corroborate Comey's memo stating Trump told the Federal Bureau of Investigation director, "I hope you can let this [probe into former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn] go". "I woke up in the middle of the night on Monday night, because it didn't dawn on me originally that there might be corroboration for our conversation".

On May 17, five days after Trump tweeted about the tapes, the Justice Department named Robert Mueller as special counsel to oversee the Russian Federation investigation.

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