Trump Accuses James Comey Of Breaking The Law ��� Based On A Misleading Fox News Report

Philip Bump, The Washington Post

Published 12:30 pm, Monday, July 10, 2017

When James Comey leaked his memos to the press about his conversations with President Trump, he may have been breaking the law. Nathan Rousseau Smith (@fantasticmrnate) explains.

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President Donald Trump's first day back in the office after his brief trip to Europe began, as so many do, with a flurry of tweets. It seems that Trump, as he so often does, tuned in to "Fox and Friends" on Monday morning, the show on which he made regular Monday-morning phone-in appearances prior to his entry into politics. And, as he has in the past, Trump appears to have taken information out of context to level a serious charge against a political opponent.

The relevant sequence of events goes like this. In the show's 6 a.m. hour, it ran a segment addressing a report from the Hill about memos FBI Director James Comey wrote documenting his conversations with Trump prior to being fired.

After that segment aired, the show's social media team tweeted a clip:

"Report accuses material James Comey leaked to a friend contained top secret information."

- FOX & friends

The president retweeted it - following up with thoughts of his own.

"James Comey leaked CLASSIFIED INFORMATION to the media. That is so illegal!"

- Donald J. Trump

  • > > Former FBI director James Comey. Photo: Alex Brandon /Associated Press / Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.
  • > > An FBI investigation and congressional probes into the Trump campaign and contacts with Russia continue to shadow the administration, each new development a focus of White House press briefings and attention on Capitol Hill. President Donald Trump has dismissed the story as
  • > > February 16, 2018The office of special counsel Robert Mueller has charged thirteen Russians and three Russian entities with an elaborate plot to interfere in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. Among the 13 individuals charged was Yevgeny Prigozhin, Concord Catering General Director, seen here after the sixth meeting of the High-Level Russian-Turkish Cooperation Council. The others include: Mikhail Ivanovich Bystrov, Mikhail Leonidovich Burchik, Aleksandra Yuryevna Krylova, Anna Vladislavovna Bogacheva, Sergey Pavlovich Polozov, Maria Anatolyevna Bovda, Robert Sergeyevich Bovda, Dzheykhun Nasimi Ogly, Vadim Vladimirovich Podkopaev, Gleb Igorevitch Vasilchenko, Irina Viktorovna Kaverzina, and Vladimir Venkov. Photo: Mikhail Metzel/Mikhail Metzel/TASS
  • > > January 2018Attorney General Jeff Sessions was questioned for hours in the special counsel's Russia investigation, the Justice Department said, as prosecutors moved closer to a possible interview with President Donald Trump about whether he took steps to obstruct an FBI probe into contacts between Russia and his 2016 campaign. The interview with Sessions in January made him the highest-ranking Trump administration official, and first Cabinet member, known to have submitted to questioning. It came as special counsel Robert Mueller investigates whether Trump's actions in office, including the firing of FBI Director James Comey, constitute improper efforts to stymie the FBI investigation. Photo: Carolyn Kaster, AP
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  • > > January 16, 2018:The same day former Trump adviser Steve Bannon was called to testify behind closed doors for the House investigation, the New York Times reported that he was subpoenaed by Mueller to testify before a grand jury. Photo: Mark Wilson, Getty / 2018 Getty Images
  • > > January 8, 2018: On Jan. 8, The Washington Post reported that Mueller spoke with Trump's attorney's indicating that he would likely seek to interview the president as part of his investigation. Later, in a news conference with the prime minister of Norway, President Tump told a reporter that an interview out not be necessary because
  • > > December 2017: Former national security adviser Michael Flynn pleaded guilty Friday to lying to the FBI, becoming the first Trump White House official to face criminal charges and admit guilt so far in the wide-ranging election investigation led by special counsel Robert Mueller. Flynn also agreed to cooperate with Mueller's probe, which focuses on Russian meddling in the 2016 election and possible coordination between Russia and Donald Trump's campaign aimed at sending the Republican businessman to the White House. Photo: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images
  • > > October 2017: Papadopoulos pleads guilty to making false statements to the FBI, as part of apparent agreement to cooperate with Mueller's investigation. Mueller files 12 count criminal indictments against Manafort and Gates.
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  • > > August 2017: Mueller impanels criminal grand jury in Washington, D.C. Photo: SAUL LOEB / AFP or licensors
  • > > July 2017: FBI agents conducted a raid at former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort's home in Alexandria, Virginia. Papadopoulos arrested by FBI at Dulles International Airport. Photo: Win McNamee/Getty Images
  • > > June 2017: Manafort files paperwork with the Justice Department retroactively disclosing under the Foreign Agents Registration Act that his firm received more than $17 million working for the government of Ukraine between 2012 and 2014. The Washington Post reports that Mueller is investigating Trump for obstruction of justice. Photo: Evan Vucci, STF / Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.
  • > > May 2017: Trump fires Comey. Former FBI Director Robert Mueller is appointed as special counsel to take over the probe. Photo: Jon Elswick, STF / Associated Press / AP
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  • > > January 2017: FBI Director James Comey, who was overseeing the ongoing investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election, briefs Trump on contents of unverified dossier that contains salacious allegations about him and his campaign. Trump inaugurated as 45th President of the United States. Papadopoulos interviewed by the FBI about his contacts with Russians. Photo: Alex Brandon / Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.
  • > > November 2016: Donald Trump wins presidential election. Photo: Mark Wilson
  • > > August 2016: The New York Times reports that Manafort's name appears on a secret list of payments made by the Yanukovych regime. Manafort resigns from Trump campaign the day after The Associated Press reports he failed to register as a foreign agent after arranging a covert lobbying campaign in the United States on behalf of the Ukrainian Party of Regions. Photo: SERGEI SUPINSKY/AFP/Getty Images
  • > > July 2016: Trump becomes the Republican nominee for president at the party's convention in Cleveland, Ohio. FBI opens investigation into Russian government's attempt to influence the election, including whether members of Trump's campaign are involved. Photo: Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call, CQ-Roll Call,Inc.
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  • > > June 2016: Manafort attends meeting at Trump Tower in New York with Russian lawyer named Natalia Veselnitskaya (above), who promised to provide the Trump campaign damaging information about Clinton. Donald Trump Jr. and Jared Kushner are also in the meeting. WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange says his website will publish a batch of Clinton emails. Photo: Alexander Zemlianichenko, STF / Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.
  • > > May 2016: Manafort promoted to campaign chairman and chief strategist, taking command of the Trump campaign. Photo: Patrick T. Fallon / Bloomberg / © 2016 Bloomberg Finance LP
  • > > April 2016: Papadopoulos meets with Russian national who he says offered "dirt" on Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, including thousands of emails. Papadopoulos emails other members of Trump campaign about Russian offer of dirt on Clinton and offer for Trump to meet with Putin. Democratic National Committee becomes aware of the scope of the months-long intrusion into its email systems by hackers U.S. intelligence agencies later linked to the Russian government. Photo: Justin Sullivan / 2016 Getty Images
  • > > March 2016: Manafort joins Trump campaign as a volunteer consultant. George Papadopoulos is named one of five foreign policy advisers to the Trump campaign, and meets with people associated with the Russia government amid discussions to set up a meeting between Trump and Putin.
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  • > > September 2015: The FBI contacts the Democratic National Committee's IT help desk, cautioning that at least one of its computers has been compromised by Russian hackers. A technician scans the system but fails to find evidence of the intrusion. Photo: Andrew Brookes, Getty Images/Cultura RF / 2016
  • > > June 2015: New York real estate billionaire Donald J. Trump announces his candidacy for U.S. president as a Republican. Photo: Richard Drew
  • > > February 2014: Following months of violent clashes between protesters and police across Ukraine, Yanukovych flees Ukraine and enters exile in Russia. U.S. government later opens investigation into Manafort's foreign lobbying and political work. Photo: Associated Press
  • > > February 2010: With the help of his Russian patrons and his American political consultants, Yanukovych is elected president of Ukraine. Photo: AP / RIA Novosti Kremlin
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  • > > 2006: Paul Manafort and Rick Gates (left) begin work as consultants for the Party of Regions, a pro-Russian political party in Ukraine led by Victor Yanukovych, the country's former prime minister. Manafort is a veteran Republican political operative who worked on the U.S. presidential campaigns of Gerald Ford, Ronald Reagan, George H.W. Bush and Bob Dole. Photo: J. Scott Applewhite/AP
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Image 1 of 32 Former FBI director James Comey. Former FBI director James Comey. Photo: Alex Brandon /Associated Press Image 2 of 32 | Probes into Russia, Trump campaign An FBI investigation and congressional probes into the Trump campaign and contacts with Russia continue to shadow the administration, each new development a focus of White House press briefings and attention on Capitol Hill. President Donald Trump has dismissed the story as "fake news" and raised allegations of politically inspired spying by the Obama administration, but the investigations show no sign of abating anytime soon. Here's a look at some key details less An FBI investigation and congressional probes into the Trump campaign and contacts with Russia continue to shadow the administration, each new development a focus of White House press briefings and attention on ... more Photo: J. Scott Applewhite/AP Image 3 of 32

February 16, 2018

The office of special counsel Robert Mueller has charged thirteen Russians and three Russian entities with an elaborate plot to interfere in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. Among the 13 individuals charged was Yevgeny Prigozhin, Concord Catering General Director, seen here after the sixth meeting of the High-Level Russian-Turkish Cooperation Council. The others include: Mikhail Ivanovich Bystrov, Mikhail Leonidovich Burchik, Aleksandra Yuryevna Krylova, Anna Vladislavovna Bogacheva, Sergey Pavlovich Polozov, Maria Anatolyevna Bovda, Robert Sergeyevich Bovda, Dzheykhun Nasimi Ogly, Vadim Vladimirovich Podkopaev, Gleb Igorevitch Vasilchenko, Irina Viktorovna Kaverzina, and Vladimir Venkov. less

February 16, 2018

The office of special counsel Robert Mueller has charged thirteen Russians and three Russian entities with an elaborate plot to interfere in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. Among the 13 ... more Photo: Mikhail Metzel/Mikhail Metzel/TASS Image 4 of 32

January 2018

Attorney General Jeff Sessions was questioned for hours in the special counsel's Russia investigation, the Justice Department said, as prosecutors moved closer to a possible interview with President Donald Trump about whether he took steps to obstruct an FBI probe into contacts between Russia and his 2016 campaign. The interview with Sessions in January made him the highest-ranking Trump administration official, and first Cabinet member, known to have submitted to questioning. It came as special counsel Robert Mueller investigates whether Trump's actions in office, including the firing of FBI Director James Comey, constitute improper efforts to stymie the FBI investigation. less

January 2018

Attorney General Jeff Sessions was questioned for hours in the special counsel's Russia investigation, the Justice Department said, as prosecutors moved closer to a possible interview with President ... more Photo: Carolyn Kaster, AP Image 5 of 32 Image 6 of 32

January 16, 2018:

The same day former Trump adviser Steve Bannon was called to testify behind closed doors for the House investigation, the New York Times reported that he was subpoenaed by Mueller to testify before a grand jury.

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January 16, 2018:

The same day former Trump adviser Steve Bannon was called to testify behind closed doors for the House investigation, the New York Times reported that he was subpoenaed by Mueller to testify

... more Photo: Mark Wilson, Getty Image 7 of 32

January 8, 2018: 

On Jan. 8, The Washington Post reported that Mueller spoke with Trump's attorney's indicating that he would likely seek to interview the president as part of his investigation. Later, in a news conference with the prime minister of Norway, President Tump told a reporter that an interview out not be necessary because "there is no collusion."

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January 8, 2018: 

On Jan. 8, The Washington Post reported that Mueller spoke with Trump's attorney's indicating that he would likely seek to interview the president as part of his investigation. Later, in a

... more Photo: J. Scott Applewhite, STF Image 8 of 32

December 2017: 

Former national security adviser Michael Flynn pleaded guilty Friday to lying to the FBI, becoming the first Trump White House official to face criminal charges and admit guilt so far in the wide-ranging election investigation led by special counsel Robert Mueller. Flynn also agreed to cooperate with Mueller's probe, which focuses on Russian meddling in the 2016 election and possible coordination between Russia and Donald Trump's campaign aimed at sending the Republican businessman to the White House.

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December 2017: 

Former national security adviser Michael Flynn pleaded guilty Friday to lying to the FBI, becoming the first Trump White House official to face criminal charges and admit guilt so far in the

... more Photo: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images Image 9 of 32

October 2017: 

Papadopoulos pleads guilty to making false statements to the FBI, as part of apparent agreement to cooperate with Mueller's investigation. Mueller files 12 count criminal indictments against Manafort and Gates.

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October 2017: 

Papadopoulos pleads guilty to making false statements to the FBI, as part of apparent agreement to cooperate with Mueller's investigation. Mueller files 12 count criminal indictments against

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August 2017: Mueller impanels criminal grand jury in Washington, D.C.

August 2017: Mueller impanels criminal grand jury in Washington, D.C.

Photo: SAUL LOEB Image 12 of 32

July 2017: FBI agents conducted a raid at former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort's home in Alexandria, Virginia. Papadopoulos arrested by FBI at Dulles International Airport.

July 2017: FBI agents conducted a raid at former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort's home in Alexandria, Virginia. Papadopoulos arrested by FBI at Dulles International Airport.

Photo: Win McNamee/Getty Images Image 13 of 32

June 2017: Manafort files paperwork with the Justice Department retroactively disclosing under the Foreign Agents Registration Act that his firm received more than $17 million working for the government of Ukraine between 2012 and 2014. The Washington Post reports that Mueller is investigating Trump for obstruction of justice.

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June 2017: Manafort files paperwork with the Justice Department retroactively disclosing under the Foreign Agents Registration Act that his firm received more than $17 million working for the government of

... more Photo: Evan Vucci, STF Image 14 of 32

May 2017: Trump fires Comey. Former FBI Director Robert Mueller is appointed as special counsel to take over the probe.

May 2017: Trump fires Comey. Former FBI Director Robert Mueller is appointed as special counsel to take over the probe.

Photo: Jon Elswick, STF / Associated Press Image 15 of 32 Image 16 of 32

January 2017: FBI Director James Comey, who was overseeing the ongoing investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election, briefs Trump on contents of unverified dossier that contains salacious allegations about him and his campaign. Trump inaugurated as 45th President of the United States. Papadopoulos interviewed by the FBI about his contacts with Russians.

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January 2017: FBI Director James Comey, who was overseeing the ongoing investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election, briefs Trump on contents of unverified dossier that contains

... more Photo: Alex Brandon Image 17 of 32

November 2016: Donald Trump wins presidential election.

November 2016: Donald Trump wins presidential election.

Photo: Mark Wilson Image 18 of 32

August 2016: 

The New York Times reports that Manafort's name appears on a secret list of payments made by the Yanukovych regime. Manafort resigns from Trump campaign the day after The Associated Press reports he failed to register as a foreign agent after arranging a covert lobbying campaign in the United States on behalf of the Ukrainian Party of Regions.

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August 2016: 

The New York Times reports that Manafort's name appears on a secret list of payments made by the Yanukovych regime. Manafort resigns from Trump campaign the day after The Associated Press reports

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July 2016: Trump becomes the Republican nominee for president at the party's convention in Cleveland, Ohio. FBI opens investigation into Russian government's attempt to influence the election, including whether members of Trump's campaign are involved.

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July 2016: Trump becomes the Republican nominee for president at the party's convention in Cleveland, Ohio. FBI opens investigation into Russian government's attempt to influence the election, including whether

... more Photo: Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call, CQ-Roll Call,Inc. Image 20 of 32 Image 21 of 32

June 2016: Manafort attends meeting at Trump Tower in New York with Russian lawyer named Natalia Veselnitskaya (above), who promised to provide the Trump campaign damaging information about Clinton. Donald Trump Jr. and Jared Kushner are also in the meeting. WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange says his website will publish a batch of Clinton emails.

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June 2016: Manafort attends meeting at Trump Tower in New York with Russian lawyer named Natalia Veselnitskaya (above), who promised to provide the Trump campaign damaging information about Clinton. Donald

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May 2016: Manafort promoted to campaign chairman and chief strategist, taking command of the Trump campaign.

May 2016: Manafort promoted to campaign chairman and chief strategist, taking command of the Trump campaign.

Photo: Patrick T. Fallon / Bloomberg Image 23 of 32

April 2016: Papadopoulos meets with Russian national who he says offered "dirt" on Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, including thousands of emails. Papadopoulos emails other members of Trump campaign about Russian offer of dirt on Clinton and offer for Trump to meet with Putin. Democratic National Committee becomes aware of the scope of the months-long intrusion into its email systems by hackers U.S. intelligence agencies later linked to the Russian government.

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April 2016: Papadopoulos meets with Russian national who he says offered "dirt" on Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, including thousands of emails. Papadopoulos emails other members of Trump

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March 2016: Manafort joins Trump campaign as a volunteer consultant. George Papadopoulos is named one of five foreign policy advisers to the Trump campaign, and meets with people associated with the Russia government amid discussions to set up a meeting between Trump and Putin.

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September 2015: The FBI contacts the Democratic National Committee's IT help desk, cautioning that at least one of its computers has been compromised by Russian hackers. A technician scans the system but fails to find evidence of the intrusion.

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September 2015: The FBI contacts the Democratic National Committee's IT help desk, cautioning that at least one of its computers has been compromised by Russian hackers. A technician scans the system but fails

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June 2015: New York real estate billionaire Donald J. Trump announces his candidacy for U.S. president as a Republican.

June 2015: New York real estate billionaire Donald J. Trump announces his candidacy for U.S. president as a Republican.

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February 2014: Following months of violent clashes between protesters and police across Ukraine, Yanukovych flees Ukraine and enters exile in Russia. U.S. government later opens investigation into Manafort's foreign lobbying and political work.

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February 2010: With the help of his Russian patrons and his American political consultants, Yanukovych is elected president of Ukraine.

February 2010: With the help of his Russian patrons and his American political consultants, Yanukovych is elected president of Ukraine.

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2006: Paul Manafort and Rick Gates (left) begin work as consultants for the Party of Regions, a pro-Russian political party in Ukraine led by Victor Yanukovych, the country's former prime minister. Manafort is a veteran Republican political operative who worked on the U.S. presidential campaigns of Gerald Ford, Ronald Reagan, George H.W. Bush and Bob Dole.

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In short order, adviser Kellyanne Conway was promoting the story on ABC, calling it the real bombshell of the day (unlike that story about Donald Trump, Jr.).

"Conway: "The big bombshell this morning is Jim Comey disclosing. . ." @GMA"

- Rick Klein

It's obvious why Trump's team embraced this idea that Comey had leaked classified information to his friend: It reinforces the president's prior arguments that the man he fired was the real villain in their interactions. After Comey testified on Capitol Hill, Trump suggested that the testimony was a complete vindication of himself and that Comey was "a leaker."

This charge was based on the revelation that Comey had given one of those memos about his conversations with Trump to a friend to give to The New York Times. In a later tweet, Trump set the table for his enthusiasm Monday morning, asking if Comey's use of the memos was "totally illegal?"

The "Fox and Friends" segment begins with a snippet of Comey's testimony. A Fox News host then summarizes:

"It turns out, he may actually have broken the rules. A brand-new bombshell report accuses Comey of putting our national security at risk. According to the Hill, the former FBI director's personal memos detailing private conversations with President Trump contained top secret information."

In the tweet, that becomes "Report accuses material James Comey leaked to a friend contained top secret information."

If Comey gave classified information to someone without security clearance to leak to the press, it's problematic. But that's not what the Hill's report says.

That report says that there were a total of seven memos prepared by Comey after his nine conversations with Trump. Four of those memos are marked as classified at the "secret" or "confidential" level, officials told the Hill.

It's true that "the former FBI director's personal memos detailing private conversations with President Trump contained . . . secret information," as the Fox report summarizes, though not, apparently, top secret material. (The levels of classifications go "confidential," "secret" and then "top secret.") But the wording on that Fox report is misleading. The memos contained classified information is true when considering the memos as a group. It is not true, though, that each memo contained classified information - or, at least, it's not true that each memo was marked as being classified.

This issue came up during Comey's June testimony, at which point Comey made clear that the memo he gave to his friend to leak, documenting a meeting on Feb. 14 of this year, was not one that included classified material.

Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va.: I found it very interesting that, that in the memo that you wrote after this February 14th pull-aside, you made clear that you wrote that memo in a way that was unclassified. If you affirmatively made the decision to write a memo that was unclassified, was that because you felt at some point, the facts of that meeting would have to come clean and come clear, and actually be able to be cleared in a way that could be shared with the American people?

Comey: Well, I remember thinking, this is a very disturbing development, really important to our work. I need to document it and preserve it in a way, and this committee gets this but sometimes when things are classified, it tangled them up.

Warner: Amen.

Comey: It's hard to share within an investigative team. You have to be careful how you handled it for good reason. If I write it such a way that doesn't include anything of a classification, that would make it easier for to us discuss within the FBI and the government, and to hold onto it in a way that makes it accessible to us.

He also during that testimony indicated that the same didn't hold true for all of the memos he wrote.

Sen. Martin Heinrich, D-N.M.: The memos that you wrote, you wrote - did you write all nine of them in a way that was designed to prevent them from needing classification?

Comey: No. On a few of the occasions, I wrote - I sent emails to my chief of staff on some of the brief phone conversations I had. The first one was a classified briefing. Though it was in a conference room at Trump Tower, it was a classified briefing. I wrote that on a classified device. The one I started typing in the car, that was a classified laptop I started working on.

(Note that Heinrich refers to nine memos, assuming that there was one for each of Comey's interactions with the president.)

During his testimony, Comey refers to the memo he gave to his friend in the singular - "the memo." There's no indication that he asked that one of the classified memos be leaked. In fact, his testimony - under oath, remember - was the opposite.

The tweet from "Fox and Friends" based on the Hill report is incorrect. And so, too, is Trump's tweet. If there was classified information in the memo that Comey asked his friend to leak to the Times, that's not yet been reported.

Which is not to say that Comey's behavior was without concern. FBI agents sign an agreement prohibiting unauthorized disclosures of certain types of material. The Hill's report notes that the FBI apparently considers Comey's memos to have been government documents, not his own personal memos as he asserted on Capitol Hill. The repercussions of that aren't clear.

This is not the first time that Trump has seen a misleading bit of information on "Fox and Friends" and made the problem worse. In March, the show looked at data on the release of prisoners from Guantanamo, which Trump then used to attack President Barack Obama. One might have thought that Trump would have learned his lesson at that point.

But it appears that the opportunity to hammer his political opponents is often too urgent in his mind to ensure that he's doing so accurately.

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