Caught in the net was Attorney General Jeff Sessions, along with Michael Flynn and others. Sessions admitted personal actions that required him to recuse from the investigation. Trump was angry that Sessions made that choice. The relevance is that was Comey's chain of command.
In fact, Trump was most aware of that when he asked Sessions and others to leave the room so that he could speak privately and inappropriately with Comey. Comey documented that. He was making book on the meetings and conversations with the President.
Was Trump under investigation by the FBI? Comey told him no. Members of the Trump campaign had been snagged in conversations with the Russians. After that, they became worthy of more investigations. Would that lead to Trump?
At the time Comey met with Trump, it was accurate to say, not yet, or maybe, Еще нет.
Now the target of investigation