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Thu Jun 15, 2017, 10:59 AM

Putin trolls Comey: "We would offer political asylum if he's persecuted in US" for leaking to media

Vladimir Putin Trolls James Comey Over ‘Strange’ Memo Leak
“We would be ready to offer political asylum to Comey if he’s persecuted in the U.S.”

Russian President Vladimir Putin took a jab at former FBI Director James Comey Thursday by offering him asylum in Russia should he face political prosecution in the U.S. for leaking information to the media.

Comey told the Senate intelligence committee last week that he shared a copy of a memo describing conversations he had with President Donald Trump with a friend and encouraged him to leak it to the media.

Putin called the move “really strange” and compared Comey to whistleblower Edward Snowden, who has sought asylum in Russia since 2013 after leaking classified documents from the National Security Agency.

“It looks really strange when you memorize your conversation with the commander-in-chief and then you leak it to the press,” Putin said during a televised question-and-answer session with a selected group of Russians. “Does it make him any different to Mr. Snowden?”

“We would be ready to offer political asylum to Comey if he’s persecuted in the U.S.,” he added.



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Reply Putin trolls Comey: "We would offer political asylum if he's persecuted in US" for leaking to media (Original post)
Amaryllis Jun 2017 OP
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luvMIdog Jun 2017 #2
Tommy_Carcetti Jun 2017 #3
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Response to Amaryllis (Original post)

Thu Jun 15, 2017, 11:03 AM

1. And all this time I thought Putin was smart

 

Silly me.

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Response to Amaryllis (Original post)

Thu Jun 15, 2017, 11:04 AM

2. oh shutup Puto you don't own everyone

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Response to Amaryllis (Original post)

Thu Jun 15, 2017, 11:06 AM

3. Putin's such a slimy, creepy snake.

Wait, I take that back.

Snakes don't deserve the slimy, creepy reputation.

Putin does.

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Thu Jun 15, 2017, 11:19 AM

4. Putin seems to be following this rather closely. One has to wonder why. nt

 

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