President Donald Trump On His Firing Of James Comey (Extended Exclusive) | NBC Nightly News

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  • Published on May 12, 2017
  • In an NBC News exclusive interview, President Trump revealed to Lester Holt that he was preparing to fire FBI Director James Comey regardless of recommendations from the attorney general and deputy attorney general.
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    President Donald Trump On His Firing Of James Comey (Extended Exclusive) | NBC Nightly News

Comments • 5 268

  • Ray Smith
    Ray Smith 4 days ago

    trumps the savior of the west,,,all you leftys are just deluded,,,,

  • anthony chandler
    anthony chandler 7 days ago

    No collusion.
    Trump 2020.
    Comey hate Trump tractor.

  • Sinnahn
    Sinnahn 21 day ago

    Oh these comments a year later are hilarious! You were ALL wrong! You believed the lies, are you awake yet??

  • slobnoxious
    slobnoxious 21 day ago

    Bump

  • Frank Stevy
    Frank Stevy 23 days ago

    like the last 8 years of Obama ( obozo ) dose not insult my intelligence either ? Truth to be told ......

  • Jesus Castanares
    Jesus Castanares 25 days ago

    TRUMP DIDN'T NEED TO ASK COMEY ANY PARTICULAR MATTER .
    HE WILL WAIT OR CAN ASK A GENERAL QUESTION ; LIKE ASKING: " ANYTHING NEW? "
    COMEY WAS UNDER MY OBSERVATION BECAUSE WE ARE NEW TO EACH OTHER; AND HE WAS FROM PREVIOUS ADMINISTRATION.

  • Craig Hamilton
    Craig Hamilton 26 days ago

    Holt is CLEARLY biased in his questioning!!!

  • Craig Hamilton
    Craig Hamilton 26 days ago

    The Donald will go down as the most competent, effective and humanitarian president since President Reagan.

  • da streets part 3
    da streets part 3 Month ago

    so your just going to ignore that shillary sold american uranium to the russians? uranium 1? why don't you investigate the clinton foundation?

  • da streets part 3
    da streets part 3 Month ago

    please lester, don't speak over the president. that's rude.

  • ruirodtube
    ruirodtube Month ago

    “And, in fact, when I decided to just do it, I said to myself, I said: ‘You know, this Russia thing with Trump and Russia is a made up story, it’s an excuse by the Democrats for having lost an election that they should’ve won.’”
    - Donald J Trump

  • chillenBigE123
    chillenBigE123 Month ago

    This aged well

  • shane terrell
    shane terrell Month ago +1

    BEST POTUS EVER ..ANYONE THAT SAYS DIFFERENT IS JUST A HATER!

  • Anna Vajda
    Anna Vajda Month ago

    He had no evidence of collusion and harassed the President.

  • BullsNBears
    BullsNBears Month ago

    check out the dry mouth on this mfkr.

  • Leo Nabinger
    Leo Nabinger 2 months ago

    O'Rourke for president Oprah for vice president show us your tax returns let's go America let's vote

  • Peaceistheanswer27
    Peaceistheanswer27 2 months ago

    Lester was setting him up. And he knew Donald would fall into each loaded question

  • Bonnie Underwood
    Bonnie Underwood 2 months ago

    President Donald J Trump HAS to BE the LAST GREAT PRESIDENT gow can ANYONE ELSE COMPARE ? !!!

  • Rick Hagedorn
    Rick Hagedorn 2 months ago

    In the beginning, he claimed that Comey told him there were no investigations. Later on, he claimed there were countless conspiracies closing in him. Which is it, Donny.

  • Lana Reared
    Lana Reared 3 months ago +1

    “You know that russher thing” ugh what a moron! Lmfao can’t even say Russia.

  • Herr Drumpf
    Herr Drumpf 3 months ago +1

    Mueller should use this for his obstruction of justice against trump.

  • Jayson S
    Jayson S 3 months ago +1

    Lies, TRAITOR, GET OUT OF THE WHITE HOUSE MF!!!!!

  • Dominique Carrizales
    Dominique Carrizales 3 months ago +3

    Great interview.
    2019
    Who’s still watching?

  • Janie Buck
    Janie Buck 3 months ago

    He never states why exactly he fired Comey! Everybody has a pretty good idea why, but he just won't say it.

  • FG Herb
    FG Herb 3 months ago

    His makeup around his eyes makes him looks ridiculous. Pasty white eyeliner is not a good look for women. Donald makes you look fake.

    • FG Herb
      FG Herb 2 months ago

      I have a couple women to call on of course.

    • j
      j 3 months ago +1

      You look like a real ladykiller there Herb.

  • ssn90
    ssn90 3 months ago

    Best decision to fire comey.

  • Julian Augustus
    Julian Augustus 3 months ago

    1:06. The beginning of the end of Donald Trump lol!

  • Louis Delsarto
    Louis Delsarto 4 months ago

    WOW! The Greatest Liar in the History of the World. It is incredible how much he lies.

  • Lasone99Jasmin
    Lasone99Jasmin 4 months ago

    Comey asked for a Dinner....LMAO!

  • magan yuen
    magan yuen 4 months ago

    Mr. Trump had made a false statement about the dinner. In James Comey book " A higher Loyalty." Mr. Comey stated that Trump had "call" him to have dinner. For all three times of the dinner before Comey's termination.

  • Jesse Pisces
    Jesse Pisces 4 months ago +1

    Legend...no one will forget Trump firing showboat Comey for hundreds of years.

  • Racquel Ventura
    Racquel Ventura 4 months ago

    He needs to stop ✋ talking every time his lips 👄 move its nothing makes any sense. #Impeach

  • alschbachb
    alschbachb 5 months ago

    James Comey used personal email during Clinton investigation. It was obvious he was bias after not prosecuting her, and now it finally just came out 5 days ago. Trump knew this and that’s why he fired him. Trump is cleaning up the corruption in Washington. Clinton should be in jail along with Comey. God bless Donald Trump!!!!

  • KAZ Vorpal
    KAZ Vorpal 5 months ago

    This is the Interview where Trump supposedly said he fired Comey over the Russia investigation.
    Listen closely, watch the whole thing: He never said it. In fact he says the opposite.
    When they claim he said that, they are lying. This is why people call it Fake News.

  • Robin Ruprecht
    Robin Ruprecht 5 months ago

    It's entertaining reading the comments made a year ago when everyone thought they were an expert in the area of Pres Trump's competence. How wrong you all were. What a bunch of hypocrites. SMH

  • Beanie Starr
    Beanie Starr 6 months ago

    Fast-forward to 0:53!

  • m doyle
    m doyle 7 months ago

    L. H. O. Was born too soon

  • Mickael Gedlu
    Mickael Gedlu 7 months ago +1

    lol. "Did you know Flynn accepted money from Russia?" "OBAMA!!!!!!!!!!!!"

  • Infinity blade
    Infinity blade 7 months ago

    AMERICA BRACES FOR LEFTISTS’ TERROR ATTACKS
    Infowars
    www.bitchute.com/video/Op3LyrXNfd6R/

  • Devan McClaine
    Devan McClaine 7 months ago

    Why didn't Dowd want this guy to testify? OJ Simpson has his palm on his forehead somewhere....

  • delighton ailende
    delighton ailende 7 months ago +1

    This many blunders and from the president of a country. I only hope they fire him before he murders us all with his back taxes and bad mojo.....

  • Andrea Becker
    Andrea Becker 7 months ago +2

    Trump is the best president since Reagan. We are lucky to have him.

  • Nathan Galvin
    Nathan Galvin 7 months ago

    So many ignorant liberals in the comments... If you would actually look at all of the bills and actions President Trump has put through you will notice he's done twice as much as Barack Obama. You guys hate Trump because your feelings are hurt and you think you are smarter than him. This man became president, that's already proof he's smarter than you think. Get over your puny and whiny feelings. Trump speaks his mind and never lies. He never uses the dumb political correctness that the liberal or "OH MY FEELINGS ARE HURT" party. Get over your feelings you uneducated imbeciles.

  • Henry Foolman
    Henry Foolman 7 months ago

    ruclip.com/video/l-WUjJlw-jo/video.html brought me here.

  • Lunati Lunati
    Lunati Lunati 7 months ago +2

    Evertime i heard his voice,.make me punch him in the face.

  • Calvin Abbott
    Calvin Abbott 7 months ago +1

    Trump to be next President on Mount Rushmore.

    • butchtropic
      butchtropic 6 months ago

      Dump will not serve out his term, he will quit in disgrace.

  • Eric R
    Eric R 7 months ago +1

    Trump LIVES the lie permanently, similar to actors on a movie set, but actors only act the lie TEMPORARILY..

  • Herr Drumpf
    Herr Drumpf 7 months ago +7

    He's clearly admitting to obstruction of justice. Trump needs to be impeached then indicted.

  • Kevin Morgan
    Kevin Morgan 7 months ago +1

    Holt: Did you do it because of Russia?
    President Trump: I just want someone who is competent. Furthermore, I want the Russia investigation to be thorough (even though I have gone on record [at the beginning of this recording] as stating my belief that the investigation was instigated because the dems did not want to accept the results of the election).
    SO, for NBC--or anyone else--to turn around and say that he fired him because of the Russia investigation is either because they didn't understand simple English or because they are perversely "fudging" (Trump's word) what he said.

  • Harleen Quinzel
    Harleen Quinzel 7 months ago

    Ok I am here today!!!!😂 Trump fans I want to let you know I am here to check to make sure no one is flubbing his words. Lester Holt be lying😂...I gotta check on this fake news everyday!!!

  • Patrick Sison
    Patrick Sison 7 months ago

    Lester Holt has "fudging....Trump said Russia perfectly during the interview not "Russir."

  • Jaz Jones
    Jaz Jones 7 months ago +1

    ‘You know, this Russia thing with Trump and Russia is a made up story, it’s an excuse by the Democrats for having lost an election that they should have won.'”
    A spokesman for NBC News said they had no comment.
    “Meet the Press” host Chuck Todd posted a tweet shortly after Trump’s claim.
    “I miss the days when people muttered nutty conspiracy theories to themselves while meandering down a sidewalk,” he wrote. “Now they share it on Twitter w/millions of followers and for some reason some folks amplify it. Treat these tweets the way you’d treat the sidewalk mumbler, look away.”
    How was interview fudged? Yes. Please look away!

  • Richie Reynaga
    Richie Reynaga 7 months ago

    1:03 Deep Trouble.

  • granskare
    granskare 7 months ago +1

    trump is a draftdodger...

  • Brain
    Brain 7 months ago +1

    NBC News fake modified footage! disgraceful! Fight the machine Trump!

    • Brain
      Brain 6 months ago

      you say that asif your isp's can't switch content out on you at their will

    • butchtropic
      butchtropic 6 months ago

      Huh?, NOTHING was changed, this exact clip is all over the web and has been ever since he uttered those words, HE SAID IT, plain and simple. "Special powers", LOL, really?, are you joking or what, lame dude, lame.

    • Brain
      Brain 6 months ago

      except youtube give special powers to news corps and they can replace footage. you can see very weird inconsistant ghosting on the flag behind mr presidents hair which appear to be a result of modification to the footage... smh

    • butchtropic
      butchtropic 7 months ago

      Huh?, this is the EXACT same as it was loaded back in May '17, it's Trump IN HIS OWN WORDS...get a clue, your orange baboon is a chump.

  • uncasist
    uncasist 7 months ago +1

    He is a total salesman: selling himself.

  • Brandon
    Brandon 7 months ago +7

    Not doctored

  • Harleen Quinzel
    Harleen Quinzel 7 months ago +4

    I am just checking to make sure Lester Holt didn't make him slip up today😂😂😂😂..I'm going to check tomorrow on this video to make sure again!!!

  • James Crabb
    James Crabb 7 months ago +4

    Nice collection of Trolls here.

  • Super Sonic
    Super Sonic 7 months ago +2

    No not everybody "knows" that Donny. Every time you say that we KNOW you're lying- it's obvious (& can't someone reach this clown how to speak in full sentences & some proper etiquette on how to sit in a chair properly- thanks, tremendous, bigly!

    • Wendy Colautti
      Wendy Colautti 7 months ago

      He really does look vulgar sitting on that chair; of course, it could also be what comes out of his mouth. He is a compulsive liar. He's so paranoid of his pee tape reaching Melania. He doesn't care how many lives he destroys in that effort. Disgusting.

  • soonersdevil
    soonersdevil 7 months ago +2

    Truth isn't the truth

  • soonersdevil
    soonersdevil 7 months ago +1

    He wants someone who's Competent...then quit

  • soonersdevil
    soonersdevil 7 months ago +3

    FBI in turmoil..you know..i know.. everyone knows...trying to get focus off of HIM

  • PurpleBandit3000
    PurpleBandit3000 7 months ago +3

    "you know this Russia thing"...
    If he was innocent, why fire Comey? Why not let the investigation conclude properly and prove his innocence?
    Not saying Trump is guilty but he sure is acting like it.

  • The trumpet will sound
    The trumpet will sound 7 months ago +1

    NBC worse than CNN.

    • butchtropic
      butchtropic 7 months ago

      Huh?, all Holt did was interview Trump, he baked himself with his OWN WORDS and your blaming NBC?, MORON.

  • james mcguinness
    james mcguinness 7 months ago +5

    Lies like Pinocchio 🤥

  • Are Dub
    Are Dub 7 months ago +1

    hes now pretending this is fake somehow.

  • Victor Zavala
    Victor Zavala 7 months ago

    🤥

  • Kewtr Post
    Kewtr Post 7 months ago +2

    He expels lies like carbon dioxide

  • Steve Smith
    Steve Smith 7 months ago +4

    Who is the grandstander? Ha. Your words from your mouth don't lie. You obstructed justice Trump.

  • Cobbie D
    Cobbie D 7 months ago +1

    Am I missing the part where Trumps admits to obstruction by firing dickhead comey? Can someone please point to the part in the video?

  • mannfm11
    mannfm11 7 months ago +1

    There are some idiots posting this page. Trump is talking to a crook here. These people supported the biggest crook ever put on the ballot against a man who has stood the test of time. Exposed: anyone paying attention has to be stunned how crooked Washington DC is and the charade that makes up the national TV and print media.
    Had Trump not been elected, we would have awoken in a matter of a couple of years in a totally fascist system. Obama spied on everyone and had criminals in places they should have never been allowed. Emerging is a system of lies, including conspiracy to take down a man, whose primary aim is to restore prosperity to the middle class.

  • AKNetworkEdit
    AKNetworkEdit 7 months ago +3

    This is what a Putin cuckold looks like!

    • Wendy Colautti
      Wendy Colautti 7 months ago

      Trump supporters are the stupidest people on the face of the earth. Seriously, he's so clearly a liar.

  • Even Albert
    Even Albert 8 months ago

    A Higher Loyalty

  • Jacqueline LaMerand
    Jacqueline LaMerand 8 months ago +2

    President Obama FIRED Flynn in 2014. What is Trump talking about "...in 2015.."? [starting at 09:15] And Pres. Obama warned Trump not to hire Flynn days after the election.

  • Martin Nolan
    Martin Nolan 8 months ago

    . N,n. K

  • Juan Facio
    Juan Facio 8 months ago +1

    @4min he says he wants to find out so bad if there was Russian hacking in the election, and now he is not saying the same. What a sociopath

  • Verisetti
    Verisetti 8 months ago +1

    Trump is a shyster.

  • radar200
    radar200 8 months ago +2

    Mueller should use this for evidence....I cringe watching this...the lies to the american public..it's so obvious that he's a con and an illegitimate POTUS.

    • Wendy Colautti
      Wendy Colautti 7 months ago

      To you and to me, however, there are scores of dummies that believe every lie he spews. He's so upset about that pee tape; he's willing to destroy careers b/c he's afraid to be proven to be a disgusting pig. ​I hate him so much; with every bone in my body.

  • baphomet666_MONSTER
    baphomet666_MONSTER 8 months ago

    He‘s nuts, isn‘t he?

  • Yunginspirit
    Yunginspirit 8 months ago +1

    A great interview...Go Trump!!!

  • Missditabomb
    Missditabomb 8 months ago

    Trump, lying, self-aggrandizing, eye-shifting, redneck bully. Can't wait for the impeachment.

  • Benz M
    Benz M 8 months ago +4

    1:04
    "I SAID TO MYSELF, I SAID YOU KNOW THIS RUSSIA THING WITH TRUMP AND RUSSIA IS A MADE UP STORY ..."
    Stable genius. SAD

    • Sinnahn
      Sinnahn 21 day ago

      Well now we know it was all made up....

  • johnny G
    johnny G 8 months ago +1

    THE UNITED STATES IS A MESS AND NOW WE HAVE SOMEONE WHO IS DOING SOMETHING ABOUT IT...!!!

  • Me Tube
    Me Tube 8 months ago +4

    Lock him up. Never trust a Trump

  • roquefortfiles
    roquefortfiles 8 months ago

    He's a showboat, he's a grand stander and believe me I KNOW showboating.

  • twnGamr
    twnGamr 8 months ago

    Trump's talking about himself. I totally agree with what he said. Can't believe people voted for this clown.

  • Brad Shores
    Brad Shores 9 months ago +2

    Watching and listening to him speak is exactly like watching a 5 year old lie to you about who broke the lamp in the living room. It is literally one lie after another. How on earth do people believe or support this criminal?

  • Brad Shores
    Brad Shores 9 months ago +1

    I wanted to watch this again after Rudy’s words today about what trump says in this interview and as expected just more lies from Rudy. OMG HOW AND WHY DO PEOPLE BELIEVE AND SUPPORT THIS CRIMINAL? I MEAN O M G!!!!

  • Swimbait1
    Swimbait1 9 months ago +9

    That folks is called obstruction and he just admitted to it.

    • Drake356
      Drake356 20 days ago

      Proven wrong now a days

  • Hunter Redden
    Hunter Redden 9 months ago

    I love MY president

  • delirous8
    delirous8 9 months ago +1

    Is there anybody in the news business right now who has the best composure, body language and poker face then Mr. Lester Holt?
    Lester Holt was cool as a cucumber that day and went in on Trump.

  • SYNTHIA RAE DANCES
    SYNTHIA RAE DANCES 10 months ago

    THE START OF THE VIDEO TALKS ABOUT WHY HE FIRED THE HIM NOT JUST THE RUSSIA INVESTIGATION. HE DID NOT LIE AND THE OIG REPORT SHOWS OTHERS THINGS HE DID BEFORE THE RUSSIA INVESTIGATION. COMEY.S OWN NOTES HE TOOK SAID THE PRESIDENT WANTED THE INVESTIGATION INTO RUSSIA DONE RIGHT!

  • I C
    I C 10 months ago +1

    Trump speaks like someone who has no proper education.

  • Rodney Mayes
    Rodney Mayes 10 months ago +1

    he seems like a con man and a liar

  • D'yer Maker
    D'yer Maker 10 months ago +1

    I'm so thankful he's our President. God bless you President Trump.

  • hgb0005
    hgb0005 10 months ago

    His dentures are bothering him.

  • Victoria_Atmosphere
    Victoria_Atmosphere 10 months ago +1

    The interview in which Trump spilled the beans, well done Lester Holt.

  • Mark Mcgwires Backne
    Mark Mcgwires Backne 10 months ago

    Happy birthday to me and my President.