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?
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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.
The spectacle of DNI Coats and NSA Director Rogers fumbling for unconvincing excuses to avoid answering Senators’ questions about whether President Trump asked them to intervene to halt the Russia investigation obscures the fact that they could have asserted a proper basis for doing so.
A preliminary transcript of some key sections from today's testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee on the Russia investigation.
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.
Here are some Frequently Asked Questions about what to expect when you’re expecting Comey, omitting those to which the only honest answer is: “Who knows? We’ll find out tomorrow.”
The President is lawyering up in response to the Russia investigation, and the personal defense will get in the way of the discharge of his duties. For Trump, the pressures to first save himself may prove overpowering.