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President Trump tweeted about former FBI Director James Comey on Monday following a “FOX & Friends” segment suggesting that he leaked top-secret information. The story was later corrected to explain that Comey had not actually leaked top-secret information of any kind.

The “FOX & Friends” crew addressed the story on Tuesday morning. Co-host Steve Doocy explained:

Yesterday on this program we aired and tweeted this story saying former FBI director James Comey leaked memos containing top secret information. We were mistaken in that. According to a report, half of the memos contain information classified at the secret or confidential, not top-secret, level. The markings of the documents in which Mr. Comey leaked are, at this point, unclear. Just wanted to straighten that out.


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Prior to the statement, the president tweeted on Monday that Comey’s supposed leak of top-secret information was “so illegal.”

Later in the day, “FOX & Friends” issued a correction for their story via Twitter:

“Correction: Comey’s memos did not have top secret info. The report says half were classified at secret or confidential level, not top secret,” they wrote.

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