Tag Archives: James Comey

Comey: I’m So Embarrassed By Trump’s Migrant Policy, I Wanted To Tell Irish Customs Agents I’m Canadian

The Irish Times reports: Former FBI director James Comey has said he was so ashamed by his country’s separation of children and parents at the Mexican border that he and his wife had considered telling people they were Canadian on arriving in Ireland. “I am ashamed of the way my country has acted with respect of those children. I am …

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Trump Tells State TV: The FBI Was Plotting Against My Election And Comey Should Be Locked Up [VIDEO]

The Associated Press reports: President Donald Trump says the Justice Department watchdog report on the Clinton email probe shows the FBI was biased against him “at the top level” and was “plotting against my election.” Trump is giving an impromptu interview with Steve Doocy of “Fox & Friends” on the North Lawn of the White House Friday. He says of …

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Trump Praises His “Good Instincts” In Firing Comey

ABC News reports: After staying silent about the details of a much-awaited report on how the FBI and Justice Department handled the Hillary Clinton email investigation, President Donald Trump on Friday morning said the comment of a top FBI official that “we’ll stop” the Trump bid for President, demonstrated the political bias that he and other Republicans argue has infected …

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James Comey Defends Actions In NYT Op-Ed: While I Disagree With IG’s Report, I Respect Its Professionalism

Comey just published an op-ed in The New York Times: The Department of Justice’s independent watchdog, the inspector general, has released a report that is critical of my decisions as F.B.I. director during the investigation of Hillary Clinton’s email account. The report concludes that I was wrong to announce the F.B.I.’s completion of the investigation without coordinating with the attorney …

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Inspector General’s Report: Comey Broke From FBI Norms In Clinton Probe, But Was Not Motivated By Bias

Bloomberg reports: Former FBI Director James Comey “deviated” from FBI and Justice Department procedures in handling the probe into Hillary Clinton, damaging the law enforcement agencies’ image of impartiality even though he wasn’t motivated by political bias, the department’s watchdog found in a highly anticipated report. “While we did not find that these decisions were the result of political bias …

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Hair Furor Demands IG’s Report On “Crooked Hillary”

The Hill reports: President Trump said in an early morning tweet on Tuesday that he hopes the inspector general’s report on his former rival, Hillary Clinton, and former FBI director James Comey is not being delayed to make it “weaker.” Inspector General Michael Horowitz told lawmakers last month that a draft of the report was finished. It is expected to …

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Giuliani: Trump Can Shoot Comey And Not Be Charged

The Huffington Post reports: Candidate Donald Trump bragged that he could shoot someone on New York’s Fifth Avenue and not lose any support, and now President Donald Trump’s lawyer says Trump could shoot the FBI director in the Oval Office and still not be prosecuted for it. “In no case can he be subpoenaed or indicted,” Rudy Giuliani told HuffPost …

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Trump Claims He Didn’t Fire Comey Because Of Russia After Telling NBC That He Fired Comey Over Russia

Mediaite reports: President Donald Trump, amidst a frenzied spurt of tweets Thursday morning, issued one in which he rejected allegations he fired former FBI director James Comey because of the Russia investigation, which remains a core pillar of the argument he obstructed justice. Trump told NBC’s Lester Holt in May 2017: “And in fact when I decided to just do …

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James Comey: Trump Will Lie About Anything

Politico reports: Former FBI Director James Comey on Wednesday pushed back against allegations by President Donald Trump and his allies that the bureau may have been “spying” on his campaign through an informant during the 2016 elections, warning that attacks on the U.S. law enforcement agency “will do lasting damage to our country.” “Facts matter. The FBI’s use of Confidential …

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James Comey Sells 600,000 Books In First Week

The New York Times reports: Former F.B.I. director James Comey’s book, “A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership,” has dominated headlines for more than a week, and became an instant blockbuster, selling more than 600,000 copies in all formats during its first week on sale. Mr. Comey’s publisher, Flatiron Books, has ordered multiple reprints to meet demand, and now has …

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Trump: Mueller’s Probe Is Based On An “Illegal Act”

The Huffington Post reports: The Twitterverse was transfixed Friday night by the sound of millions of Americans scratching their heads as they tried to decipher Donald Trump’s latest tweet Friday night from Mar-a-Lago. He again attacked his former FBI director, accusing him of a kind of convoluted conspiracy theory. Tweets pointed out — repeatedly — that it’s special “counsel” — …

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Memo Reveal: Trump Was Angry At Flynn For Not Telling Him Putin Was First To Congratulate After Election

The Hill reports: President Trump was displeased with his short-lived national security adviser Michael Flynn last year after Flynn failed to tell him for several days that he had received a congratulatory phone call from Russia’s Vladimir Putin, according to memos written by former FBI director James Comey. Comey claims in memos released Thursday that Trump was unhappy with his …

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Released Comey Memos Backfire On GOP And Trump

The New York Times reports: Memos written by the former F.B.I. director, James B. Comey, that were released on Thursday revealed several new details about his relationship with President Trump and the president’s first chief of staff, Reince Priebus. Though much of what the memos describe was already public, the documents themselves provided an intimate portrait of the early months …

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RNC Stalks Comey’s Book Tour With “Lyin’ Lion”

Mediaite reports: The Republican National Committee is sending out a furry costumed lion to stalk James Comey on his book tour. The furry stalker is just the GOP’s latest attempt to discredit the Trump-fired FBI director, who has been making regular rounds on the network news to promote his new book, including a much-touted appearance on ABC News. In addition …

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RNC Chair Ronna McDaniel: We’re Glad That James Comey Says He’s No Longer A Republican [VIDEO]

“I will say he left the Republican Party, we did not leave him. He has left. We’re glad to see him go at this point with what done with this self-serving book tour — monetizing his relationship with the president. We know now how unfit he was to be FBI director with the mistruths that he’s put forward. And I …

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Trump Contradicts Himself On Firing Of Comey

CNN reports: President Donald Trump said Wednesday that former FBI Director James Comey was not fired because of the Russia investigation — a statement directly at odds with the President’s own comments on Comey’s dismissal. Trump had told NBC News last year that he was thinking of “this Russia thing” when he decided to fire Comey. After Comey’s ouster, Trump …

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Comey: I’m Like The Breakup Trump Can’t Get Over

The New York Post reports: Former FBI director James Comey called the Trump presidency “a forest fire” and defended his handling of the FBI’s investigation into Hillary Clinton’s email during his appearance Tuesday night on “The Late Show With Stephen Colbert.” “He’s tweeted at me probably 50 times,” Comey told Colbert. “I’ve been gone for a year, I’m like the …

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Comey On Trump’s Jail Threat: This Is Not OK

Politico reports: Former FBI Director James Comey denounced Donald Trump’s presidency as a threat to bedrock American values, warning that the president’s calls for Comey to be jailed could erode the rule of law. The former FBI director, whom Trump fired last spring, has been a frequent target of Trump’s criticism, especially in recent days amid the start of a …

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Lewandowski Blames Comey For Boston Marathon Bombing (Comey Was A Private Citizen At The Time)

“This is the same Jim Comey who was in charge of the Boston bombing at the time where we had a terrorist attack in Boston. This is man who failed time and time and time again, when he was the head of the FBI, to protect American citizens and now he wants to say that the president of the United …

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Trump Rants Again: Comey Committed Many Crimes!

The Hill reports: President Trump on Monday accused former FBI Director James Comey and former deputy director Andrew McCabe of committing “many crimes.” The tweet from Trump comes after ABC News aired its highly-anticipated interview with Comey, whose book, “A Higher Loyalty,” is slated for release on Tuesday. Trump over the weekend attacked Comey repeatedly ahead of the interview and …

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