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Trump: I Did Not Ask Comey For Loyalty [VIDEO]

President Trump says he did not ask former FBI Director James Comey for a loyalty pledge, but doesn’t think it would be “inappropriate” to do so.

Jeanine Pirro of Fox News asked Trump Saturday night if he would ask the new FBI director for a pledge of loyalty.

“I want loyalty to the country,” Trump responded. “I want loyalty to the United States of America. I want him to do a great job–or her–to do a great job, and I think we have some wonderful candidates.”

Pirro asked Trump about reports from the New York Times that he asked Comey for loyalty.

“Did you ask [Comey] that question?”

“No, no I didn’t. But I don’t think it would be a bad question to ask,” Trump said, explaining it depends on what the definition of loyalty is.

“Loyalty to the country…is important.”

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Trump also said he “would not talk” about whether or not he had recorded conversations with Comey but that he hopes Comey will be “honest.”

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