Tag Archives: James Comey

Former AG Eric Holder Slams FBI Director James Comey In Op-Ed: He Violated Long-Standing DOJ Policies

From an op-ed published last night by the Washington Post: I began my career in the Justice Department’s Public Integrity Section 40 years ago, investigating cases of official corruption. In the years since, I have seen America’s justice system firsthand from nearly every angle — as a prosecutor, judge, attorney in private practice, and attorney general of the United States. …

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Howard Dean: Comey Has Put Himself On Putin’s Side

Mediaite mocks: Yes, but Russia. That seems to be a common refrain amongst certain Democrats these days whenever anything about Hillary Clinton‘s emails is brought up. But now that FBI Director James Comey announced the discovery of emails possibly relevant to their Clinton investigation, Howard Dean sent out this shark-jumping tweet. That’s Howard Dean saying the head of the FBI …

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REPORT: Comey Defied Lynch With Senate Letter

The New Yorker reports: On Friday, James Comey, the director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, acting independently of Attorney General Loretta Lynch, sent a letter to Congress saying that the F.B.I. had discovered e-mails that were potentially relevant to the investigation of Hillary Clinton’s private server. Coming less than two weeks before the Presidential election, Comey’s decision to make …

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WaPo: Britain’s Daily Mail Prompted New FBI Probe

From the Washington Post: This is the sentence, published in September by the Daily Mail, that led to Hillary Clinton’s new FBI woes: “Anthony Weiner carried on a months-long online sexual relationship with a 15-year-old girl during which she claims he asked her to dress up in ‘school-girl’ outfits for him on a video messaging application and pressed her to …

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Limbaugh: Hillary’s FBI Crony James Comey Is Only Doing This To Distract From Wikileaks Scandal [AUDIO]

Via Mediaite: Responding to the news Friday that the FBI was rekindling its investigation into Clinton’s emails, Rush Limbaugh speculated that the bureau was simply trying to redirect voters’ attention away from Wikileaks’ ongoing release of emails hacked from Clinton campaign manager John Podesta. FBI Director James Comey “is going to make everybody think for the next three or four …

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Reince Priebus Parrots False “Private Server” Claims

Politico reports: “The FBI’s decision to reopen their criminal investigation into Hillary Clinton’s secret email server just 11 days before the election shows how serious this discovery must be,” said Chairman Reince Priebus in a statement shortly after news broke about the FBI’s action. “This stunning development raises serious questions about what records may not have been turned over and …

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200+ House Republicans Send Joint Letter To FBI Head Demanding More Answers About Clinton Probe

You didn’t think they would ever let this go, did you? The Hill reports: More than 200 House Republicans on Monday demanded that FBI Director James Comey answer a slew of questions about his decision not to recommend federal charges against Hillary Clinton for her use of a private email server while secretary of State. The lawmakers accused Comey of …

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LIVE VIDEO: FBI Director James Comey Testifies Before US House Committee On Decision Not To Charge Hillary

ABC News reports: FBI Director James Comey will be facing skeptical and angry Congressional Republicans this morning in a hastily called hearing on Capitol Hill. The criminal case against Hillary Clinton and her aides is closed, but top Republicans want to know why she was not prosecuted for mishandling classified information while using a private email server as Secretary of …

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BREAKING: Loretta Lynch Says No Charges For Hillary

Via Politico: U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch on Wednesday said the Justice Department has decided not to pursue charges against Hillary Clinton or her aides and will close the investigation into her use of a private email server during her tenure as secretary of state. “Late this afternoon, I met with FBI Director James Comey and career prosecutors and agents …

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House Republicans Summon FBI Director James Comey To Testify On Decision Not To Charge Hillary

From Talking Points Memo: Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-UT), the chair of the House Oversight Committee, has asked FBI Director James Comey to testify before the committee on Thursday to explain his decision not to recommend charges against Hillary Clinton over her use of email servers. Chaffetz told Fox News Wednesday morning that he spoke to Comey over the phone and …

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Paul Ryan: The FBI Has Damaged The Rule Of Law By Not Charging Hillary Clinton For Her Criminal Actions

“While I respect the law enforcement professionals at the FBI, this announcement defies explanation. No one should be above the law. But based on the director’s own statement, it appears damage is being done to the rule of law. Declining to prosecute Secretary Clinton for recklessly mishandling and transmitting national security information sets a terrible precedent. The findings of this …

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Presumed FBI Nominee James Comey Signed SCOTUS Brief Backing Marriage

Word leaked out this week that President Obama is set to nominate former Deputy Attorney General James Comey, a Republican who served under Bush II, to head up the FBI.  Today the Human Rights Campaign points out an interesting detail on Comey: Six decades after J. Edgar Hoover created a “Sex Deviate” program to investigate, red-flag and target gay and …

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