Trump lashes journalist for ‘disgraceful’ question

United States President Donald Trump angrily lashes out at a reporter over allegations of working for Moscow.

“I never worked for Russia,” Trump told reporters on the South Lawn of the WHite House on Monday. “It’s a disgrace that you even ask that question. It’s all a big fat hoax.”

The heated response came after a journalist asked the president for comment about allegations originally put forward by a New York Times article on Friday.

The article, citing anonymous inside sources, claimed that US law enforcement officials became so concerned by Trump’s firing of former FBI Director James Comey in 2017 that they started investigating whether he had been working for Moscow against American interests.

Comey was overseeing an ongoing federal investigation into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 US presidential elections and whether Trump’s campaign had colluded with Moscow.

Citing a private testimony made by former FBI lawyer Lisa…

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