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If you believe that Comey is an honorable and decent human being, what does his testimony convey about the group of people in charge of what the Constitution quaintly calls “the Executive Power” of the country in which we live?
Former FBI Director James Comey testifies this morning for the first time since his dismissal before the Senate Intelligence Committee in a highly anticipated hearing.
President Trump announced that he plans to nominate Christopher Wray as the new Director of the FBI.
Nothing in explicit terms about whether Trump engaged in obstruction of justice appears in Comey's written account. But there is something close to it—the intimation that the President’s expressed desire that Mr. Comey "let… go" of the Flynn investigation would require evaluation at some point in the future.
James Comey’s seven-page written statement, released by the Senate Intelligence Committee this afternoon in connection with Comey’s impending testimony tomorrow, is the most shocking single document compiled about the official conduct of the public duties of any President since the release of the Watergate tapes.
Some quick takeaways from the prepared testimony of former FBI Director James Comey in advance of tomorrow’s SSCI hearing.
The Senate Select Committee on Intelligence has released James Comey’s prepared testimony in advance of tomorrow’s hearing.
Our previous analysis of whether President Trump's behavior toward former FBI Director James Comey might constitute obstruction of justice missed an important and complex question: whether an FBI investigation even counts as a “pending proceeding” for purposes of the agency obstruction of justice statute, 18 U.S.C. § 1505.
While Comey was a controversial figure in the larger political system and among Justice Department officials, he was not a controversial figure at the FBI at all. Nearly everyone loved him.