James Comey's testimony portrays an administration confronted with a grave issue—the President’s failure to observe norms and institutional boundaries—but no apparently effective process or implementation of norms for dealing with the potential for reoccurrences.
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In Sharing Memos, Comey Did Nothing Wrong as a Former Official and Everything Right as a Whistleblower
There is nothing to suggest that Comey's disclosure of his memo was illegal, unethical, immoral, or otherwise inappropriate.
We’re rounding up key public statements concerning James Comey's testimony to the Senate Intelligence Committee on June 8. Watch this page; we'll update as new statements are issued.
Written Statement by Marc Kasowitz, Attorney for Donald Trump:
Unless Trump is completely delusional, we should probably assume that at least some conversations—maybe even three of them—took place in which Trump sought information about his status with respect to one or more FBI matters and Comey said something in response. The really interesting question is what he might have said.
James Comey was preoccupied throughout the period he and President Trump were in office together with the need to protect the FBI from inquiries on investigative matters from the White House.
Fox News personality Gregg Jarrett is making the remarkable claim that Jim Comey may have himself have broken the law with respect to his now-famous memo recording President Trump's request that he find a way to end the investigation of Mike Flynn. This is nonsense.
There’s an elephant in the room alongside all these DOJ officials who are clucking about the FBI director’s having gone rogue: Attorney General Lynch, having been consulted ahead of time, let James Comey do it.
Answers to eighteen questions on the subject of the campaign, the email investigation, and the actions taken by Comey and the FBI.
The relevance of this letter is probably not that explosive new evidence of Clinton criminality has suddenly emerged. It is that Comey made a set of representations to Congress that have been complicated by new information, and he's informing Congress of that fact before the election.