President Trump continued his public campaign against his own attorney general, Jeff Sessions, on Wednesday, knocking his longtime ally for not replacing acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe. Trump, who fired James Comey as FBI director in May, also has the authority to replace McCabe. Show More Summary
Newsweek published this story under the headline of “Saturday-Night Survivors” on January 10, 1977. In light of recent events involving President Donald Trump firing FBI Director James Comey, Newsweek is republishing the story. Washington’s “Saturday-night massacre,” a major...
It has been obvious at least since President Trump fired former FBI Director James B. Comey — a shocking decision that he acknowledged was done with “this Russia thing” in mind — that Trump is being driven to bizarre and desperate lengths by the FBI investigation into possible ties between his...
Matt Katz, reporter for WNYC, talks with Rachel Maddow about the sketchy employment by New Jersey Governor Chris Christie of Donald Trump's pick to replace James Comey has director of the FBI, Chris Wray.
Several GOP senators have criticized the president's dismissal of the FBI director, but they embrace taking no new actions in response.
He furiously tweeted ten times in 2 hours on subjects from Hillary Clinton to Obamacare. President Donald Trump continued a Twitter flurry Saturday morning by accusing former FBI Director James Comey of “crimes” and demanding to know why Attorney General Jeff Sessions or a “special council” have not investigated him. Show More Summary
President Donald Trump continued a Twitter flurry Saturday morning by accusing former FBI Director James Comey of “crimes” and demanding to know why Attorney General Jeff Sessions or a “special council” have not investigated him. Starting bright and early Saturday morning,...
President Trump is besieged. He is reportedly looking for ways to close down the Russia investigation by the Justice Department. He already tried at least once, when he fired FBI Director James Comey. He still has the power to fire Special Counsel Robert S. Mueller. President Nixon fired a special...
The Washington Post issued a strange correction in May about White House press secretary Sean Spicer's whereabouts after President Donald Trump fired FBI Director James Comey. The Post had published an extensive article detailing the...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday unanimously approved the nomination of Christopher Wray to be FBI director following the dismissal of the agency's former chief, James Comey, by President Donald Trump. Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments
A boomlet in Russian lit? Days after reports that former FBI director James B. Comey is penning a book, we hear that former director of national intelligence James R. Clapper Jr. is, too. Clapper’s project sounds like an effort to have the last word, including about his conflict with President Trump (a quick recap: Trump says […]
There’s a lot to be appalled by in President Trump’s interview with The New York Times, including his continued vilification of former FBI Director James B. Comey. (In addition to accusing Comey of lying to Congress, Trump claimed that the former director tried to use a “dossier” of salacious allegations...
Wray would replace James Comey, who was fired by President Trump in the midst of the Russia investigation.
On Wednesday, in an interview with the New York Times, President Trump attacked everyone involved in the Russia investigation: Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, former FBI Director James Comey, and Special Counsel Robert Mueller. Show More Summary
President Donald Trump said Wednesday that he does not remember meeting one-on-one with former FBI Director James Comey at the White House, contradicting Comey's June Senate testimony, which the president said was "loaded up with lies." This...Show More Summary
President Trump has always been the most effective, dangerous witness against himself in the burgeoning Russia scandal. He told NBC’s Lester Holt that when he fired former FBI director James B. Comey, he had the Russia scandal in mind. He then seemed to threaten Comey, hinting there might be tapes of one of their conversations. In […]
In an interview Wednesday President Donald Trump attacked his Attorney General Jeff Sessions for stepping away from the Russia investigation and said he thinks former FBI Director James Comey wanted to blackmail him. But the President also had a warning for special counsel Robert Mueller who is leading an investigation into whether the Trump campaign [...]Show More Summary
President Donald Trump on Wednesday suggested he believes FBI Director James Comey tried to use a dossier containing salacious allegations about his ties to Russia as leverage to keep his job. The dossier is an unverified collection of memos compiled by former British spy, Christopher Steele. Show More Summary
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is not happy with former FBI director James Comey for publicizing the existence of memos he wrote documenting his private conversations with President Donald Trump. Speaking to Fox News host Martha...Show More Summary
Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein suggested he was uncomfortable with former FBI director James Comey’s decision to leak contents of a memo detailing an encounter between him and President Donald Trump where the president – according...Show More Summary