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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 ...

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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 ...

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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” ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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‘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 ...

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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: ...

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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 ...

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