Tag Archives: United States Department of Justice

10May/17

‘Does not seem to be a coincidence’: Schumer on Trump firing Comey

Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer said he told President Trump he was making a ‘big mistake’ to fire FBI Director James Comey and the senator said that the investigation into Russia meddling in the 2016 election should be ‘as far away as possible’ from the White House. Continue reading

10May/17
FBI Director James Comey

Trump’s firing of Comey ‘big mistake’ – Democratic Senate leader

WASHINGTON, D.C., UNITED STATES (MAY 9, 2017) (NBC) – The top Democrat in the U.S. Senate wondered aloud on Tuesday (May 9) whether President Donald Trump’s abrupt firing of his FBI Director was done because the agency’s investigation into Russian collusion in the U.S. election was “getting too close to home for the president.”
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09May/17
FBI Director James Comey

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

Ex-Trump adviser Flynn seeks immunity for testimony in Russia probe -WSJ

President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, has told the FBI and congressional officials investigating the Trump campaign’s potential ties to Russia that he is willing to be interviewed in exchange for immunity from prosecution, the Wall Street Journal reports.
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30Mar/17
FBI Director James Comey

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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10Dec/16

CIA says Russia intervened to help Trump win White House

U.S. intelligence agencies have assessed that as the 2016 presidential campaign drew on, Russian government officials devoted increasing attention to assisting Donald Trump’s effort to win the election, the U.S. official familiar with the finding told Reuters on condition of anonymity.

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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
FBI Director James Comey

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