FBI Director James Comey

WASHINGTON | Trump lawyers call Comey ‘Machiavellian’ in note to Mueller

WASHINGTON — Lawyers for President Donald Trump unleashed a blistering attack on former FBI Director James Comey in a confidential memo last year to the special counsel, casting him as “Machiavellian,” dishonest and “unbounded by law and regulation” as they sought to undermine the credibility of a law enforcement leader they see as a critical … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump lawyers call Comey ‘Machiavellian’ in note to Mueller

WASHINGTON | Watchdog: Comey ‘insubordinate,’ not biased in Clinton probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a stinging rebuke, the Justice Department watchdog declared Thursday that former FBI Director James Comey was “insubordinate” in his handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation in the explosive final months of the 2016 presidential campaign. But it also found there was no evidence that Comey’s or the department’s final conclusions … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Watchdog: Comey ‘insubordinate,’ not biased in Clinton probe

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Watchdog report faults Comey as ‘insubordinate’

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on a report by the Justice Department’s internal watchdog on the FBI’s handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation. (all times local): 2:05 p.m. The Justice Department has issued a stinging rebuke to the FBI for its handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation. The report released Thursday calls former … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Watchdog report faults Comey as ‘insubordinate’

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump asks whether illegal leaks prompted probe

WASHINGTON | April 20, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) The Latest on former FBI Director James Comey’s memos (all times local): 11:55 p.m. President Donald Trump appears to be trying to undermine Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation by suggesting it was prompted by “illegally leaked” memos. Trump tweets late Friday that former FBI Director James Comey “illegally … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump asks whether illegal leaks prompted probe

WASHINGTON | The Latest: House chairs say memos prove no obstruction

WASHINGTON| April 19, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)The Latest on former FBI Director James Comey’s memos (all times local): 10:30 p.m. The Republican chairmen of three House committees say memos written by former FBI Director James Comey recounting conversations with President Donald Trump show that Comey never “felt obstructed or threatened.” House Judiciary Committee Chairman Robert Goodlatte, House … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: House chairs say memos prove no obstruction

WASHINGTON | The Latest: In Comey memo, Trump says Putin hailed hookers

WASHINGTON| April 19, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) The Latest on former FBI Director James Comey’s memos (all times local): 9:45 p.m. President Donald Trump says Russian President Vladimir Putin told him, “We have some of the most beautiful hookers in the world.” That’s according to a memo written by former FBI Director James Comey. The Associated Press … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: In Comey memo, Trump says Putin hailed hookers

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Comey says Trump morally unfit to be president

WASHINGTON| April 15, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) The Latest on former FBI Director James Comey’s book (all times local): 11:25 p.m. Former FBI Director James Comey says he thinks Donald Trump is morally unfit to be president. In an interview with ABC News that aired Sunday night, Comey says he doesn’t think Trump is medically unfit, dismissing … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Comey says Trump morally unfit to be president

Trump at last denounces abuse; Kelly’s future in doubt

WASHINGTON/February 14, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —President Donald Trump at last broke his silence Wednesday to explicitly denounce domestic violence in the wake of allegations that a top White House aide had abused two former wives. Chief of staff John Kelly, under fire for mishandling the matter, stayed largely out of sight, his future in doubt and … Continue reading Trump at last denounces abuse; Kelly’s future in doubt