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Comey on Trump's threat: 'Lordy, I hope there are tapes'

In May, President Trump issued an odd threat to his recently fired FBI director, James Comey:

The tweet sent shockwaves through the political sphere, as the insinuation that the president was taping private conversations in the Oval Office was a stunning one. On Thursday during his testimony before the Senate, Comey responded to the thinly veiled threat: "Lordy," Comey said, "I hope there are tapes." Watch below. Jeva Lange