President* Donald Trump welcomed FBI Director James Comey during a reception for law enforcement at the White House on Sunday afternoon. During the event, the president singled out Comey, who approached the president, shook his hand and gave him a hug.
“He’s become more famous than me,” the president joked.
Pres. Trump greets FBI Director James Comey during First Responders ceremony at the White House: "He's become more famous than me." pic.twitter.com/9Rdgyqi1iM
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The president had in the past attacked Comey and the intelligence community, accusing it of leaking an unverified dossier alleging Russia had compromising information on Trump.
The president also thanked the law enforcement officers for doing such a good job during his inauguration.
He said the event had been “such a success, a safety success.”