Weekend Reading: Ezra Klein: Donald Trump’s presidency is an American crisi: "On Friday, January 6, FBI Director James Comey met with President-elect Donald Trump... https://www.vox.com/policy-and-politics/2017/6/7/15758816/donald-trump-comey-crisis
...His task was awkward; he needed to inform Trump that the FBI’s counterintelligence unit was investigating claims that Russia had embarrassing blackmail material on the billionaire real estate developer. Something in Trump’s reaction disturbed Comey. “I felt compelled to document my first conversation with the President-Elect in a memo,” he recalls in testimony prepared for the Senate Intelligence Committee. The compulsion to record the conversation was fierce and immediate; Comey didn’t even wait to get back to his hotel. “I began to type it on a laptop in an FBI vehicle outside Trump Tower the moment I walked out of the meeting.” From then on, Comey began documenting all his meetings with Trump. “This had not been my practice in the past,” he says.