Tag Archives: James Comey

09May/17
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Trump fires FBI Director Comey

President Donald Trump on Tuesday abruptly fired FBI Director James Comey in the fallout over Comey’s probe of Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton’s emails last year, saying Comey was no longer able to effectively lead the agency. Jonah Green reports. Continue reading

30Mar/17
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Comey: FBI struggled to open hundreds of encryped devices

FBI director James Comey says his agency’s capacity to gather evidence is shrinking as encryption technology grows more complex. Continue reading

21Mar/17

Trump supporters doubtful FBI Director Comey will be ‘credible’

Supporters of U.S. President Donald Trump at his rally in Kentucky say they doubt that FBI Director James Comey is capable of carrying out an independent investigation into possible ties between Trump’s presidential campaign and Moscow.
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20Mar/17
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Comey confirms FBI Russia probe

FBI Director James Comey confirms the investigation into Russia’s alleged meddling in the 2016 U.S. election, but declines to offer specifics due to the classified nature of the work. Continue reading

07Mar/17

McCain calls on Trump to back up wire-tapping claim

WASHINGTON, D.C., UNITED STATES (NBC) – U.S. Senator John McCain on Tuesday (March 7) called for President Donald Trump to release any evidence supporting his claim the Obama administration wiretapped him while probing Russia’s influence in the 2016 election.
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11Jan/17

Trump calls Russia reports ‘fake news – a total political witch hunt’

U.S. President-elect Donald Trump says on Twitter, in an apparent reference to reports that Russia has compromising information on him, “fake news – a total political witch hunt”
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07Nov/16

FBI: No charges against Clinton

FBI Director James Comey tells Congress that their review of a new trove of emails does not change their conclusion that no charges should be filed against Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton. Diane Hodges reports. Continue reading

31Oct/16

Clinton says “no case” in FBI email investigation

Responding to the latest FBI probe into her emails, Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton tells a Kent State University audience that “there is no case here”. Continue reading

31Oct/16
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White House says FBI director not trying to influence election

The White House says President Barack Obama believes the FBI director is not trying to influence the U.S. presidential election by announcing scrutiny of additional emails linked to Democrat Hillary Clinton’s private server.
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29Oct/16

Clinton calls FBI letter on emails “deeply troubling”

Clinton calls decision to by FBI Director Comey to notify Congress that it is looking into newly uncovered emails related to a closed inquiry into Clinton’s use of a private email server “deeply troubling” so close to an election. Continue reading