Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility

james comey

Jan 17, 2020

Federal prosecutors explore years-old media disclosure, raising fears Trump is using Justice Department for political gain

WASHINGTON – Federal prosecutors in the District of Columbia have taken steps in recent months to explore a years-old disclosure of classified information to the media, raising some fears that the Justice Department is resurrecting dated instances of possible wrongdoing to support President Donald Trump’s crackdown on leaks and possibly target a source of his […]

Aug 2, 2019

Justice Department declines to prosecute Comey over memos

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department has declined to prosecute former FBI Director James Comey over his handling of a series of memos he wrote that documented personal interactions with President Donald Trump, a person familiar with the matter said Thursday. The memos, some of which Justice Department officials later determined contained classified information, were […]

Mar 28, 2019

Comey: ‘It doesn’t make sense’ that Mueller didn’t rule on obstruction of justice

James Comey, the former FBI director who started the Russia investigation, expressed confusion over why special counsel Robert Mueller III didn’t conclude whether President Donald Trump tried to obstruct justice. In an interview with Lester Holt of “NBC Nightly News” on Wednesday, Comey said it is the role of the special counsel to make a […]

Dec 18, 2018

Comey lambastes GOP over Trump’s attacks on FBI: ‘Stand up and speak the truth’

WASHINGTON – Former FBI director James Comey on Monday accused President Donald Trump of trying “to burn down the entire FBI” and charged that congressional Republicans were willing accomplices for failing to challenge him. “The FBI’s reputation has taken a big hit because the president with his acolytes has lied about it constantly,” Comey told […]

Dec 10, 2018

Comey defends FBI and himself in interview with House panels

WASHINGTON – Former FBI director James Comey’s closed-door interview with House lawmakers Friday was largely a repetition of themes and facts that have emerged in previous public sessions, according to a transcript of the six-hour session that panel leaders released Saturday. Republicans from the House Judiciary and Oversight and Government Reform Committees peppered Comey with […]

Dec 7, 2018

Former FBI director Comey to testify in House GOP probe

WASHINGTON – Former FBI director James Comey will meet behind closed doors with members of two House panels Friday as part of a politically controversial probe into federal law enforcement officials’ conduct during the investigations of President Trump’s alleged Russia ties and Hillary Clinton’s emails. The House probe, which has been driven exclusively by the […]

Dec 3, 2018

Comey gives up lawsuit challenging House subpoena, will testify

WASHINGTON – Former FBI director James Comey will appear voluntarily Friday before the House Judiciary Committee, which has agreed to withdraw a subpoena, Comey’s attorney said Sunday. In a three-paragraph joint court filing Sunday, Comey’s lawyers also withdrew his request to a federal judge to quash the subpoena to testify before the House judiciary and […]

Nov 30, 2018

Comey asks judge to stop congressional committees’ bid to compel his private testimony

WASHINGTON – Former FBI director James Comey is asking a federal judge to quash a subpoena demanding he testify before the House Judiciary and Oversight committees next week and postpone the testimony until that request can be ruled on, court filings show. In a strident court filing Thursday, lawyers for Comey wrote that the former […]

Apr 20, 2018

Comey memos offer new details on his interactions with Trump as probe intensified

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump expressed concerns about the judgment of his national security adviser Michael Flynn weeks before forcing him to resign, according to memos kept by former FBI director James Comey that recount in detail efforts by Trump to influence the bureau’s expanding investigation of Russia. The memos also reveal the extent of […]

Apr 17, 2018

‘This is not some tin-pot dictatorship’: Comey pushes back against Trump’s suggestion he be jailed

WASHINGTON – Former FBI director James Comey is pushing back against President Donald Trump’s suggestion that he should be jailed, saying in a new interview that Trump’s pronouncements on Twitter pose a “great danger.” “This is not some tin-pot dictatorship where the leader of the country gets to say, ‘The people I don’t like go […]

Mar 19, 2018

James Comey’s memoir tops Amazon best seller list after Trump’s Twitter attacks – and it isn’t even published yet

James Comey’s memoir surged to the top of Amazon’s bestseller list over the weekend after President Donald Trump attacked the former FBI director in a string of angry tweets – and the book isn’t even published yet. “A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership,” due for release on April 17, had already been hovering in […]

Jan 18, 2018

Steve Bannon’s mysterious – and potentially pivotal – grand jury subpoena

WASHINGTON – There have been a few moments in the Russia investigation that, in retrospect, seemed to indicate a notable shift or an expansion. The day President Donald Trump fired FBI Director James B. Comey. The Lester Holt interview. When we first found out about the meeting with the Russian lawyer. The early-morning raid of […]

Case Digests

See all Case Digests

Law News

See All Law News


How Is My Site?

View Results

Loading ... Loading ...