Sunday, October 22, 2017

James Comey

In this Oct. 22, 2015, file photo, then-Democratic presidential candidate, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, before the House Benghazi Committee.

BY ERIC TUCKER WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Wednesday to revive his long-standing complaint about the FBI’s handling of the Hillary Clinton email server investigation, alleging that then-Director James Comey had protected the Democratic presidential ...
Attorney General Jeff Sessions is sworn in before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017.

BY SADIE GURMAN and ERIC TUCKER WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Wednesday strongly defended President Donald Trump’s firing of James Comey, linking the FBI director’s abrupt dismissal to his handling of the Hillary Clinton email server investigation. ...
In this Oct. 6, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington.

BY TOM LOBIANCO and ERIC TUCKER WASHINGTON (AP) — Even as President Donald Trump’s advisers encourage him to accept the realities of special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe, longtime friends and allies are pushing Trump to fight back, citing concerns that ...
FBI Director Chris Wray, accompanied by his wife Helen Garrison Howell, second from left, and Attorney General Jeff Sessions, right, is administered the ceremonial Oath of Office by U.S. District Court Judge Joseph Bianco, second from right, during an installation ceremony for him at the FBI Building, Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017, in Washington.

BY ERIC TUCKER WASHINGTON (AP) — Chris Wray was formally installed as the new FBI director on Thursday in a ceremony notable for the absence of the man who appointed him: President Donald Trump. The ceremony in a courtyard at ...
In this Sept. 17, 2017, photo, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein speaks at 16th Baptist Church in Birmingham, Ala.

BY ERIC TUCKER WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller’s office has questioned Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein as it probes the firing of former FBI Director James Comey, people familiar with the matter told The Associated Press on Tuesday. ...
In this March 16, 2016 file photo, Trump Tower is seen in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department says in a legal filing that it has no information about wiretaps President Donald Trump once claimed had been made of Trump Tower in New York. The department’s National Security Division and the FBI ...
In this June 8, 2017, file photo, former FBI director James Comey speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington.

WASHINGTON (AP) — James Comey, the FBI director fired by President Donald Trump, will give a series of lectures at Howard University. The historically black college in the nation’s capital announced Wednesday that Comey will be the keynote speaker at ...
In this Thursday, June 8, 2017, file photo, former FBI director James Comey speaks during a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on Capitol Hill, in Washington. Comey has a book deal.

BY HILLEL ITALIE NEW YORK (AP) —€” Former FBI Director James Comey has a book deal. Flatiron Books told The Associated Press on Wednesday that Comey is writing a book about leadership and decision making that will draw upon his ...
In this March 24, 2017, file photo, Rep. Trent Franks, R-Ariz. speaks with a reporter on Capitol Hill in Washington.

BY MARY CLARE JALONICK WASHINGTON (AP) — A conservative House Republican is calling on special counsel Robert Mueller to resign. He is citing what he says is a conflict of interest because of Mueller’s “close friendship” with fired FBI Director ...
In this Sept. 4, 2013, file photo, then-incoming FBI Director James Comey talks with outgoing FBI Director Robert Mueller before Comey was officially sworn in at the Justice Department in Washington.

BY ERIC TUCKER and JAKE PEARSON WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and his associates are trying to draw attention to the relationship between special counsel Robert Mueller and former FBI Director James Comey. It appears that Trump’s description of ...
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