That tweet led the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director to leak portions of the memos he had kept to document his conversations with Trump - in the hopes of prompting the appointment of a special counsel.
The Journal'srequest sought recordings or transcripts of any recordings made after January 20 at the White House.
Nadal: 10th Roland Garros win is 'indescribable'
Rafael Nadal captured his 10th French Open title when he overwhelmed Stan Wawrinka 6-2, 6-3, 6-1 on Sunday afternoon. Wawrinka , who lost a grand slam final for the first time, said he had been beaten by a man at the peak of his game.
And Comey himself said he hoped recordings of their conversations exist, to back up his own testimony that Trump demanded his loyalty and asked him to drop an investigation into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn.
"Comey better hope there are no "tapes" of our conversations before he starts leaking to the press".
But in response to a Freedom of Information Act request from The Wall Street Journal, the agency said it did not have any such records for the Trump administration. He's "just having a little fun", this person said of Trump's tape antics. The Post said both men refused the President's request.
Another Republican close to the White House said Trump's tape comments appeared similar to the hard-nosed tactics he took when his company was facing litigation.
So Trump's tape threat could be a bluff created to get potential witnesses like Comey to question their own recollection of events, fearing that an indisputable tape would come forward and prove them wrong.
There's another odd aspect to all of the back-and-forth about Trump's multiple conversations with Comey: The president apparently never inquired about the substance of the FBI's Russian Federation investigation. 'Oh, you're going to be disappointed when you hear the answer, don't worry'.
Mumbai blasts: Mustafa Dossa found guilty
The blasts were believed to have been carried out in response to the riots after the December 1992 demolition of the Babri Masjid. On March 12, 1993 , between 1.30 pm and 3.40 pm, 12 successive bomb explosions took place at 12 different places.
Minnesota officer acquitted in shooting of Philando Castile
Anthony Police Department, the city announced on Friday. "He killed my boyfriend", Reynolds is heard saying in the video. Yanez counters that he believed Castile was a suspect in a convenience store robbery that had occurred four days earlier.
Coconut oil isn't healthy. It's never been healthy
One reminder that may surprise some people - coconut oil may come from a tree, but it's not a particularly healthful fat. One of today's most popular health foods, coconut oil , sits in the cross-hairs of the American Heart Association .
Johnson, McIlroy and Day miss US Open cut
But the world's top three missed the cut - the first time that has happened at a major since the rankings began in 1986. Masters champion Sergio Garcia meanwhile was lurking five off the lead after a two-under-par 70.
British inflation rate rises to 4-year high of 2.9 pct
U.S. consumers cutting down on their purchases of motor vehicles and other discretionary spending contributed to the decline. In commodities, oil prices fell more than 1 percent, on the backfoot again on worries about USA oversupply.