FBI Director James Comey

WASHINGTON | Giuliani on hazards of Trump interview: ‘Truth isn’t truth’

WASHINGTON — “Truth isn’t truth,” says President Donald Trump’s personal attorney Rudy Giuliani, explaining why he’s wary about pushing the president into an interview that he says could be a perjury trap. Giuliani’s statement is reminiscent of a comment from another Trump aide last year about “alternative facts.” Giuliani used the line “truth isn’t truth” … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Giuliani on hazards of Trump interview: ‘Truth isn’t truth’

BEDMINSTER, N.J. | Trump’s summer: Do not call it a vacation

BEDMINSTER, N.J. — President Donald Trump is spending his summer vacation at his golf club in Bedminster, New Jersey. But wait, don’t call it a vacation. Trump, who is loath to admit to sleeping, let alone taking time off, is mixing downtime and golf rounds with meetings and dinners. And he’s soaking up advice from … Continue reading BEDMINSTER, N.J. | Trump’s summer: Do not call it a vacation

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