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




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

Guests:

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