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Records disprove Trump’s claim about night in Moscow
    2018-04-25  08:53    Shenzhen Daily

FLIGHT records appear to have undermined Donald Trump’s denials that he spent a night in the company of prostitutes in his Moscow hotel room.

The U.S. President twice gave James Comey an alibi for why salacious, yet unproven, reports about the 2013 Miss Universe pageant in Moscow couldn’t be true: he never even spent the night in Russia during that trip, Trump told the former FBI director, according to Comey’s memos about the conversations.

Yet the broad timeline of Trump’s stay, stretching from Friday, Nov. 8, 2013, through the following Sunday morning, has been widely reported. And it is substantiated by social media posts that show he slept in Moscow the night before the Miss Universe contest.

Now, flight records provide fresh details and suggest Trump’s apparent account to be untrue.

Combined with existing accounts and Trump’s own social-media posts, they capture two days that, nearly five years later, loom large in the controversy engulfing the White House and at the heart of the Comey memos, which the U.S. Justice Department turned over last week to Congress.

Neither the White House nor Trump Organization immediately responded to requests for comment.

According to Comey’s accounts of his 2017 meetings with the president, Trump said the Moscow trip was so quick that his head never hit a pillow – even for one night. Trump fired Comey on May 9, 2017.

But a Bloomberg report Monday that scrutinized flight schedules and social media posts showed that Trump arrived in Moscow early Friday morning Russia time — and didn’t return to the Big Apple until very early Sunday morning New York time.

The flight records combined with existing accounts and Trump’s own social media posts, show that Trump was on the ground in Russia for 45 hours and 43 minutes.

If Trump deliberately lied to Comey, it could indicate “consciousness of guilt” and could bolster a case against him by special counsel Robert Mueller, former federal prosecutor Pete Zeidenberg told Politico.

(SD-Agencies)

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