On May 16, 2017, details from a James Comey Memo were leaked to the New York Times.
“I hope you can see your way clear to letting this go, to letting Flynn go,” Mr. Trump told Mr. Comey, according to the memo. “He is a good guy. I hope you can let this go.”
On May 17, 2017, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein appointed former FBI Director Robert Mueller as Special Counsel.
Comey specifically noted he leaked his Memos to obtain Special Counsel appointment.
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