James Comey

President Trump says there are 'no tapes' of conversations with James Comey

President Donald Trump said Thursday he does not have any “tapes” of his conversations with fired FBI Director James Comey, ending more than a month of speculation that the president had recorded their private conversations. “With all of the recently reported electronic...

Friday, January 18, 2019 - 2:13pm

FBI investigated whether President Trump was secretly working for Russia: Report

After President Trump fired FBI director James Comey in May 2017, the bureau opened a counterintelligence investigation into whether Trump was working on behalf of the Russian government and its President Vladimir Putin, the New York Times reported Friday night. FBI agents were "alarmed...

Friday, January 11, 2019 - 11:48pm

Trump wanted to have Hillary Clinton, James Comey prosecuted: Report

Last spring, President Trump wanted to order the Justice Department to prosecute his political adversaries Hillary Clinton and former FBI director James Comey, a new report says. According to the New York Times, Trump voiced that desire to White House counsel Don McGahn, who quashed the idea,...

Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 9:07pm

Kellyanne Conway's husband calls Trump administration a 'sh-tshow in a dumpster fire'

Washington lawyer George Conway, husband to White House adviser Kellyanne Conway, called the Trump administration a "shitshow in a dumpster fire" in response to a question about why he turned down a position with the Justice Department. Conway was speaking on Yahoo News' podcast...

Sunday, November 18, 2018 - 10:03pm

'But my emails': Hillary Clinton claps back at James Comey's Gmail use at FBI

Yesterday's Justice Department report on the FBI's investigation into Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server — the issue that likely decided the 2016 election — contained an ironic tidbit: As FBI director, James Comey used Gmail for FBI business "on numerous...

Friday, June 15, 2018 - 3:20pm

Apparently James Comey sang a Beyoncé song during an FBI briefing

Fired FBI directors — they're just like us! On a press tour for his new book "A Higher Loyalty," James Comey said he wasn't above singing excerpts from Beyoncé's "Lemonade" when the spirit moved him during FBI briefings.  During an interview with PBS...

Thursday, May 3, 2018 - 5:28pm

Trump has always denied pee pee tapes with this alibi. Flight logs prove he's lying

President Trump has denied he ever stayed in Moscow overnight, most notably to James Comey when he was director of the FBI. But flight records show he did, during the Miss Universe pageant in 2013. The logistics are key to the "Steele dossier," the collection of intelligence indicating...

Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - 2:20pm

How to get your hands on a copy of the James Comey book tomorrow

The much-talked-about James Comey book, "A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership," has made major headlines leading up to its release tomorrow, April 17. In The New York Times’ review of the book, critic Michiko Kakutani states that it "underscores just how outside...

Monday, April 16, 2018 - 5:31pm

Trump throws shade like a 2nd grade bully: a list

There are many tell-all books about President Trump — ever heard of "Fire and Fury"? (Of course you have.) Former FBI director James Comey is coming out with his own memoir, "A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership," next week that touches on the Clinton email...

Friday, April 13, 2018 - 1:52pm

James Comey book tour stops in Boston this spring

The James Comey book tour finally hits the road this spring. Earlier this week, Axios revealed the schedule for the former FBI director's tour in support of his new book "A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies and Leadership." According to the post, Comey will be travelling across the country...

Friday, March 16, 2018 - 3:17pm

James Comey tweets about Manafort indictment with quote from Serenity Prayer author

Former FBI director James Comey resurfaced in the Trump-Russia drama on Monday: As a commentator. Yesterday, special counsel Robert Mueller — who was appointed after Comey was fired by President Trump — delivered indictments against former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort...

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 6:12pm

Trump obstructed justice, could be impeached, new report says

President Trump "likely obstructed" justice by firing FBI director James Comey, and as a result legitimate articles of impeachment could be drawn up, according to a new report. The Brookings Institution, a Washington, D.C. think tank, released the 108-page analysis Tuesday. It indicates...

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 5:50pm

What was the Saturday Night Massacre and why do we care about it now?

The Saturday Night Massacre doesn’t refer to a killer President Donald Trump “Saturday Night Live” sketch or Steve Bannon impersonation (although some of those skits did slay). The Saturday Night Massacre refers to an infamous night in 1973 when then-President Richard Nixon...

Monday, August 28, 2017 - 5:10pm

GOP senator introduces bill to protect Robert Mueller from Trump; Trump is 'unhappy' and wants the bill dead

A Republican senator is giving special counsel Robert Mueller a fighting chance if President Donald Trump ends up firing him. Will he or won’t he? There has been speculation that Trump has considered firing Mueller, who is heading the investigation into whether or not Trump’s campaign...

Thursday, August 24, 2017 - 6:05pm

James Comey to write book about ‘good, ethical leadership’

Former FBI director James Comey — whose firing by President Trump last spring accelerated the Russia investigation — is writing a book about "what good, ethical leadership looks like and how it drives sound decisions," according to its publisher. The book — ...

Thursday, August 3, 2017 - 2:48pm

Will Trump be impeached for obstruction of justice?

Just as obstruction of justice charges against President Donald Trump for firing ex-FBI Director James Comey started to fade, the president is once again facing allegations that could earn him criminal charges. But will Trump be impeached for them? The president allegedly “personally...

Wednesday, August 2, 2017 - 12:44pm

James Comey memos might have leaked classified info after all, Trump gloats on Twitter

More than half of the memos fired FBI Director James Comey wrote about his conversations with President Donald Trump contained classified information and were government documents, a new report says. Comey penned seven memos describing nine Russia-related talks with President Trump — four of...

Monday, July 10, 2017 - 1:24pm

Most damning evidence yet of Trump campaign collusion with Russian hackerspoints to Michael Flynn

A new report tying President Donald Trump’s embattled ex-National Security Adviser Michael Flynn to Russians who hacked Hillary Clinton’s emails provides the strongest suggestion yet that collusion could have occurred by the Trump campaign to influence the 2016 presidential election....

Friday, June 30, 2017 - 10:34am

Trump's false tweet about Comey tapes is witness intimidation, experts say

On May 12, four days after fired FBI director James Comey testified before Congress about President Trump's potential obstruction of justice, Trump tweeted, "James Comey better hope that there are no ‘tapes’ of our conversations before he starts leaking to the press!" The...

Friday, June 23, 2017 - 5:45pm

Trump does not intend to fire investigator Mueller: White House

President Donald Trump has no intention of firing the special counsel investigating charges of Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election, even though he questioned the official's impartiality in an interview, the White House said on Friday. White House spokesman Sean Spicer told a news...

Friday, June 23, 2017 - 5:40pm