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House Intelligence Committee demands the Comey tapes

If the "tapes" of President Trump's conversations with former FBI Director James Comey actually exist, the House Intelligence Committee wants them handed over in two weeks. On Friday, Reps. Mike Conaway (R-Texas) and Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) sent a letter to White House Counsel Don McGahn, asking him to let the committee know if the "tapes" Trump once threatened Comey with on Twitter "now exist or have in the past."

"To the extent they exist now, the committee's letter asks that copies of such materials be produced to the committee by June 23," a statement from the House Intelligence Committee said.

The committee announced its request shortly after Trump, while speaking at a joint press conference with Romanian President Klaus Iohannis at the White House, refused to answer questions about the "tapes." He said he'd respond "in the near future," adding that everyone was "going to be very disappointed" by his answer.

Also Friday, the House Intelligence Committee requested that Comey turn over "any notes or memoranda in his possession memorializing discussions" that he had with Trump. On Thursday, the Senate Judiciary Committee asked Comey associate Daniel Richman, who leaked Comey's memos to the press, to hand over anything that Comey had shared with him.