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Debating Trump’s legal team’s potential move to file complaint about Comey leak

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Marc Kasowitz, attorney for U.S. President Donald Trump delivers remarks at the National Press Club June 8, 2017 in Washington, DC. Win McNamee/Getty Images

President Donald Trump's personal attorney is planning to file a complaint against former FBI Director James Comey for details he revealed during his congressional testimony.

Trump's legal team will file a complaint early next week with the Justice Department's inspector general. The complaint will take issue with Comey's revelation that he asked a friend to pass along to a reporter notes he took of his private conversations with the president.

That's according to a person close to the legal team who agreed to speak ahead of the filing on condition that the person's name is not used.

The team is also expected to file a submission with the Senate Judiciary Committee.

Trump has a long history of threatening to file complaints and lawsuits and not following through.

—By Jill Colvin, AP


Lisa Kern Griffin, professor of law at Duke University; her scholarship focuses on evidence theory, constitutional criminal procedure and federal criminal justice policy

Clarice Feldman, contributor to the conservative publication American Thinker and former attorney at the DOJ

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