President Donald Trump tweeted Wednesday morning that former campaign aide Roger Stone “had nothing to do” with his decision to fire FBI Director James Comey.

“The Roger Stone report on @CNN is false – Fake News,” he tweeted. “Have not spoken to Roger in a long time – had nothing to do with my decision.”

Multiple outlets, including POLITICO, reported Stone personally recommended to Trump that he fire Comey. Stone, a noted political provocateur, claimed earlier this week that he still talks to Trump.

“I am not the source of Politico/ CNN stories claiming I urged @realDonaldTrump 2 fire Comey,” Stone tweeted. “Never made such claim. I support decision 100%”

Stone is widely believed to be part of the FBI’s investigation and declined to comment Tuesday night. However, he told POLITICO he was enjoying a fine cigar.

Source: http://www.politico.com/story/2017/05/10/roger-stone-james-comey-firing-trump-responds-238204

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