Washington( CNN)Rep Jerrold Nadler stated in a meeting Friday that President Donald Trump's termination of FBI Director James Comey and also succeeding tweet that Comey “much better hope” their discussions just weren't videotapeed amount to a “solid situation” that Trump attempted to put on hold justice.

TheNew York Democrat's remarks followed reportthat Trump asked for Comey promise his commitment to the President at a supper not long after Trump took workplace. Nadler's declarations additionally adhere to the President's remark in a meeting with NBC's Lester Holt on Thursday that he heldthe FBI's examination of claimed collusion in between Trump project assistants and also Russian authorities in his choice to discharge the FBI supervisor.

“Askingfor obligation of the FBI, which is meant to be independent– specifically when he just confessed he was thinking about shooting Comey primarily as a result of the Russian examination– those 2 points incorporated make an extremely solid suit for the President having actually devoted a clog of justice which's reached be checked out,” Nadler stated on CNN's “ErinBurnett OutFront.”