BREAKING: White House RESPONDS to “Nut Job” story from the NY Times…

Here’s what they had to say

As we reported earlier, the NY Times has obtained MORE leaks from sources inside the White House who are looking to destroy President Trump. This leak claims that Trump called Comey a “nut job” and that firing him “eased pressure”.

Now, the White House has released an OFFICIAL response to these claims:

Here’s an image of the response in case you can’t see the tweet above:

More from CNBC:

The White House spokesman said in a statement to CNBC that Comey “created unnecessary pressure on our ability to engage and negotiate with Russia.”

 The meeting with Russia’s foreign minister, Sergey Lavrov, and its ambassador to the U.S., Sergey Kislyak, came a day after Trump abruptly fired Comey. The FBI is investigating Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election.