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.
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 .
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.
Murray wins in straight sets
With some exquisite returning and acutely angled groundstrokes, Murray raced through the final set and into the fourth round. The left-hander blasted 31 winners as he took just 93 minutes to dismiss Uruguayan 22nd seed Pablo Cuevas 6-2 6-2 6-3.
List of GOP congressmen found with baseball practice shooter
The wife of the Alexandria, Virginia, gunman said she's shocked about the attack and had no idea what her husband was planning . On Facebook , he posted furious criticism of President Donald Trump and pledged allegiance to Senator Bernie Sanders .
Cosby judge declares mistrial as jury deadlocks again
She spent almost seven hours on the stand over the course of two days telling her side of the story for the first time. Cosby was charged with three counts of aggravated indecent assault and face up to 10 years for each charge.
Paper says Mueller probe looking at obstruction
Rosenstein would not answer questions Tuesday about his role in Trump's firing of former FBI Director James Comey , May 9. Rosenstein told a Senate Appropriations subcommittee Tuesday that he saw no cause for Mueller's dismissal .