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Here’s How James Comey’s Favorite Theologian Helps Explain the Decisions He Made

The controversial figure's new book further highlights the influence. While James Comey’s most recent clashes with President Trump are foremost on everyone’s minds, he’s had quite a career. He was the U.S. attorney responsible for taking down the New York mafia, the acting U.S. attorney general who stopped the policy that George W. Bush’s administration called “enhanced interrogation” or, …

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Trump’s Moscow Travel Records Contradict His Story in James Comey’s Memos: Report

He apparently told the FBI director he never stayed overnight in Moscow. The documents say otherwise. President Donald Trump appears to have misled former FBI Director James Comey about his trip to Moscow for the Miss Universe pageant in 2013, according to flight record obtained by Bloomberg. Though Trump reportedly told Comey that he didn't …

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James Comey and the difficulty of maintaining credibility with conspiracy theorists

This week Steve Inskeep and Carrie Johnson at NPR interviewed former FBI director James Comey. For later airplay, NPR redacted much of what was interesting about the interview. Inskeep asked: “What would you say was your greatest concern when it became clear to you that the email case was going to at some point come down …

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What Greek Tragedy Can Teach Us About the Character of James Comey

Tragedy gave audiences the opportunity to look at themselves and come clean about their humanity. Once upon a time, there was a prominent, powerful man in government who cared deeply about integrity and following the rules. He said, “You cannot know a man completely, his character, his principles, sense of judgment, not till he’s shown …

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Who pays hundreds of dollars to see James Comey? I went to find out

With reports that tickets to a New York appearance were selling for $ 850, I went in search of those who see Comey as one of the Trump era’s most conflicted superheroes In a twist of fate that may have seemed bizarre back when bizarreness wasn’t so normal, one of the leading lights of the …

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Rudy Giuliani — And a Few Hard Questions for James Comey

Did Comey ever investigate leaks from within the bureau to Giuliani? He's doing a lot of interviews. Someone should ask him. For months, the White House has insistently whined that the Federal Bureau of Investigation is persecuting the president. Echoed by right-wing propaganda media, that theme is now amplified in Donald Trump's tweeted blasts at …

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James Comey’s revenge tour proving he is not the noble upholder of justice he wants you to believe

Since his infamous 2004 showdown with Alberto Gonzales at the hospital bed of then Attorney General John Ashcroft, James Comey has enjoyed his reputation as a paragon of virtue and fighter against partisan attacks on the rule of law. In that confrontation, Comey stood by the bedridden Ashcroft, fighting off Gonzales’ efforts to force the ailing …

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A Trump Cult in Exchange for Tax Cuts: James Comey Explains Why He’s Leaving the Republican Party

Former FBI Director James Comey was once a proud Republican, but not anymore. Former FBI Director James Comey was once a proud Republican, but not anymore. He made the decision after tangles with the White House and the Republican National Committee’s launch of a site called “Lyin’ Comey,” after President Donald Trump’s attacks, according to …

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Trump is trying to cover-up his cover-up by lying about why he fired James Comey

Donald Trump just can not stop lying about why he fired FBI Director James Comey. x Slippery James Comey, the worst FBI Director in history, was not fired because of the phony Russia investigation where, by the way, there was NO COLLUSION (except by the Dems)! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) April 18, 2018 Trump …

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James Comey has issued a plea for decency. When will Republicans listen? | Jill Abramson

Plenty of high-level Republicans privately think Trump should be removed from office. But they remain silent, even as the former FBI director tries to lead the way James Comey clearly hoped his televised interview on Sunday would be a go-signal for other principled Republicans to break away from Donald Trump and denounce him. In the …

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