Donald Trump met with Russian officials in White House

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Donald Trump fired Comey the day prior to the meeting with Russian officials at the White House.  The meeting took place and the only photographers who were in the room were supplied by the Russian Foreign Ministry.  Trump reportedly told the Russian officials that the dismissal of the "nutjob" Comey had "relieved a great pressure."  It would later be reported there were several incidents which caused a counterintelligence investigation to be opened by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.