The White House confronted Tuesday what could be the most serious allegation to date against President Trump amid reports that in February he asked the FBI director, James B. Comey, to drop an investigation of the president's former national security adviser.
Comey, whom Trump fired last week, had written a memo of his Oval Office encounter, which occurred a day after national security adviser Michael Flynn had resigned under pressure. The memo was first reported by The New York Times and was confirmed to the Los Angeles Times.
The White House denied that Trump asked Comey to close the investigation of Flynn's ties to Russia.
The latest report on the Trump-Comey...