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Former FBI Director James Comey Signs Book Deal

The Associated Press reports: Former FBI Director James Comey has a book deal. Flatiron Books told The Associated Press on Wednesday that Comey is writing a book about leadership and decision making that will draw upon his career in government. Comey will write about experiences that made him the FBI’s best-known and most controversial FBI head in recent times, from ...

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Fox News Retracts False Story That Trump Repeated

Raw Story reports: Fox and Friends co-host Steve Doocy admitted Tuesday that the report they did on former FBI Director James Comey revealing classified information in his memos was “mistaken.” After the story aired on the Monday morning show, President Donald Trump then tweeted, “James Comey leaked CLASSIFIED INFORMATION to the media. That is so illegal!” However, as of Tuesday ...

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House Intelligence Committee Threatens Trump With Subpoena Over Claim About Taping James Comey

The New York Daily News reports: The top Republican and Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee’s Russia probe threatened to subpoena the White House if it doesn’t give more information about whether there were recordings of meetings between President Trump and former FBI Director James Comey on Thursday. Reps. Mike Conaway (R-Texas) and Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) said the White House’s ...

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Fox & Friends Falsely Claims “Sneaky” James Comey Visited The Offices Of The New York Times [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: Fox & Friends aired a report on Friday about how James Comey visited The New York Times yesterday. The only problem is that, that does not appear to be true. Fox’s report was based on a Thursday article from Daily Mail which included pictures of Comey and his wife entering the building where the Times newsrooms are located. ...

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Trump Confesses: I Totally Lied About Having Tapes

ABC News reports: Despite his foreboding warning in the aftermath of James Comey’s dismissal in May, President Donald Trump does not have tapes of his conversations with the former FBI director, he tweeted Thursday. In May, three days after Comey’s firing, Trump wrote: “James Comey better hope that there are no “tapes” of our conversations before he starts leaking to ...

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Putin Jokingly Offers Asylum To James Comey [VIDEO]

The Independent reports: Vladimir Putin has joked that the fired FBI director James Comey is welcome to seek asylum in Russia. Speaking in his annual question and answer session in Moscow, the Russian President said it was “very strange” that the FBI official had leaked details of conversations with Donald Trump, and likened his actions to those of NSA whistleblower ...

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Special Counsel Robert Mueller Opens Obstruction Of Justice Probe Over Trump’s Firing Of James Comey

The Washington Post reports:  The special counsel overseeing the investigation into Russia’s role in the 2016 election is interviewing senior intelligence officials as part of a widening probe that now includes an examination of whether President Trump attempted to obstruct justice, officials said. The move by Special Counsel Robert S. Mueller III to investigate Trump’s own conduct marks a major ...

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Trump Accuses Former AG Loretta Lynch Of “Totally Illegal” Actions, Demands Apology From Media

The Washington Examiner reports: President Trump criticized former Attorney General Loretta Lynch on Tuesday morning, saying Lynch’s actions during her time leading the Justice Department were “totally illegal.” Trump appeared to be referencing a revelation from former FBI Director James Comey’s testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee last week. During the hearing, Comey said Lynch asked him to refer to ...

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Sean Spicer: Trump Will Say Whether James Comey Tapes Exist When He’s Good And Ready [VIDEO]

Via Mediaite: During today’s press briefing, Sean Spicer reiterated that the White House will have an announcement on whether there are James Comey tapes “shortly.” Last week President Trump avoided giving a direct answer on the matter, and today OANN’s Trey Yingst asked Spicer, “Does President Trump have audio recordings of his conversations and meetings with the former FBI director ...

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Newt Gingrich Calls For Shutting Down Special Counsel: GOP Is Delusional If They Think He’ll Be Fair [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich (R-Ga.) questioned early Monday special counsel Robert Mueller’s ability to remain fair and impartial in his investigation into Russia’s involvement in the 2016 presidential election. Gingrich, an informal adviser to the president, also voiced his concerns about Mueller on Sunday. He accused former FBI Director James Comey on Sunday of manipulating the ...

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John Oliver Riffs On James Comey’s Testimony: Trump’s Lies Are Like An Everlasting Gobstopper [VIDEO]

The Independent reports: “Donald Trump’s lies are never plain and simple,” Oliver said. “They’re like an everlasting gobstopper [from Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory]. You’ll never make it through every layer because it was made by an insane person who should never be in charge of anything.” The host also went after Fox News, detailing how the broadcaster “struggled ...

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Your Daily Tweetstorm Freakout From Hair Furor

The Hill reports: President Trump early Sunday said former FBI Director James Comey’s “leaks” will be “far more prevalent than anyone ever thought possible.” The comments come after Comey in testimony to the Senate Intelligence Committee last week said he leaked notes of his conversations with the president to the media through a friend in the hopes it would lead ...

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Trump Junior: James Comey Is A Proven Liar [VIDEO]

From the right wing Newsmax: Donald Trump Jr. said Saturday that former James Comey’s testimony “vindicated” his father and said that the former FBI director had “proven himself to be a liar.” “He has proven himself to be a dishonest man of bad character,” Trump Jr. told Jeanine Pirro on Fox News. “They spent 10 months chasing a rabbit down ...

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James Comey’s Senate Testimony Drew More Than Half The TV Audience As Did Trump’s Inauguration

Reuters reports: At least 18 million people watched former FBI director James Comey’s dramatic testimony on Thursday about his dealings with President Donald Trump, according to preliminary ratings information from TV networks. U.S. broadcast networks interrupted regular programing to air live coverage of Comey’s more than two hours of remarks before the Senate Intelligence Committee. Early Nielsen data showed that ...

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Trump Vows “100%” That He’d Testify Under Oath That He Didn’t Lie About All Those Things He Lied About

ABC News reports: President Donald Trump says he’s “100 percent” willing to testify under oath about his interactions with fired FBI director James Comey. Trump insists that Comey lied in some parts of the testimony he gave Thursday to the Senate intelligence committee. Comey testified under oath. Trump says that he never asked Comey for a pledge of loyalty and ...

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LIVE VIDEO: Trump Holds Press Conference

Scheduled for 2:45PM. CBS News reports: President Trump on Friday afternoon will hold his first press conference since fired FBI Director James Comey testified before the Senate Intelligence Committee Thursday. Mr. Trump will appear at a joint news conference with Romanian President Klaus Iohannis, who is in Washington, D.C., to discuss defense issues with Mr. Trump. But questions about Comey’s ...

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Lewandowski: Comey Should Be Prosecuted [VIDEO]

Politico reports: “Look, what he admitted yesterday, George, is this guy’s the leaker. He is the deep state in Washington that is everything is wrong. He admitted under oath that he gave his contemporaneous notes to a law professor,” Trump’s former campaign manager Corey Lewandowski told anchor George Stephanopoulos on ABC’s “Good Morning America.” “And if that’s what he has ...

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Junior To Hannity: This Is All Totally Over [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: Ever seen a boxing match where a fighter gets beaten up, and then raises their hand in triumph as they stagger back to their corner in an effort to convince the judges they actually won? That, essentially, is what Donald Trump Jr tried to do on Hannity Thursday. On a day that Charles Krauthammer — no friend of ...

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Trump: I Have Been Completely Vindicated

Raw Story reports: President Donald Trump broke his silence on James Comey’s testimony by claiming “total and complete vindication.” The president had been expected to tweet during the former FBI director’s testimony Thursday, but instead his social media account went silent for nearly 48 hours. Trump’s attorney issued a statement claiming Comey’s testimony proved the president was not under investigation, ...

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Fox News Legal Analyst: There’s A Very Very Credible Compelling Argument That Trump Has Not Been Truthful

Via Mediaite: Fox News legal analyst Andrew Napolitano reacted to James Comey‘s congressional hearing on Thursday by underlining the serious legal implications of the former FBI director’s testimony. “Today certainly advanced the ball on the seriousness of this investigation and the breadth of its scope,” Napolitano said. “If you look…at the big picture…you get a very, very credible and compelling ...

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