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3 years ago

Why James Comey is concerned about Trump's post-presidency intelligence briefings

Former FBI chief James Comey expresses concern over President Donald Trump receiving post-presidency general intelligence briefings on "The View" Friday, Jan. 15, 2021.
3 years ago
Former FBI chief James Comey joins "The View" on Friday, Jan. 15, 2021.
3 years ago

James Comey on if Trump should be pardoned

The former FBI chief also discussed the FBI reopening the investigation into Hillary Clinton’s private email server during the 2016 election.
3 years ago
VIDEO: James Comey on if Trump should be pardoned
3 years ago

James Comey calls threat of riots on Inauguration Day ‘very concerning’

The former FBI chief says President Donald Trump is to blame for attacks on the U.S. Capitol and expresses concern over Trump receiving post-presidency general intelligence briefings.
3 years ago
VIDEO: James Comey calls threat of riots on Inauguration Day ‘very concerning’
5 years ago

IG report finds Comey violated FBI policy on Trump memos, DOJ declines prosecution

The DOJ's inspector general has found that fired FBI Director James Comey violated FBI policy in his handling of memos about his interactions with President Trump.
5 years ago
Former FBI Director James Comey listens during the Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on his past relationship with President Donald Trump, and his role in the Russian interference investigation, June 8, 2017, in Washington, D.C.
5 years ago

FBI decided Comey broke rules by leaking, keeping Trump meeting memos

However, the agency will not press charges against the former director.
5 years ago
FBI decided Comey broke rules by leaking, keeping Trump meeting memos
5 years ago

James Comey slams Trump for undermining ‘rule of law,’ urges Republicans to stand up

A transcript of James Comey's testimony should be released Tuesday. House Republicans also plan to question former Attorney General Loretta Lynch this week.
5 years ago
Former FBI Director James Comey delivers remarks to members of the media after finishing his testimony before members of the House Judiciary and House Oversight and Government Reform Committees, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Dec. 17, 2018.
5 years ago

Comey defends Robert Mueller, FBI in Flynn probe

The former FBI director pushed back on Michael Flynn's claim he was not warned about the consequences of lying.
5 years ago
VIDEO: Comey defends Robert Mueller, FBI in Flynn probe
5 years ago

Comey: Republicans need to stand up for rule of law after grilling on Capitol Hill

The former FBI Director expressed frustrating after five hours of testimony.
5 years ago
The former FBI Director expressed frustrating after five hours of testimony.
6 years ago

Democrats 'have to win' in 2020: James Comey responds to recent Trump attacks

Trump posted several insulting tweets attacking Comey over the weekend.
6 years ago
James Comey is surrounded by reporters after testifying to the House Judiciary and Oversight and Government Reform committees on Capitol Hill, Dec. 7, 2018.
6 years ago

Dems 'have to win' in 2020: Comey responds to Trump

Former F.B.I. Director James Comey responded to recent criticisms from President Donald Trump, who called him dishonest and accused him of lying in a Congressional hearing last week.
6 years ago
VIDEO: Former F.B.I. Director James Comey responded to recent criticisms from President Donald Trump, who called him dishonest and accused him of lying in a Congressional hearing last week.
6 years ago

Comey: Hill grilling 'A whole lot of Hillary Clinton's emails'

"When you read the transcript, you will see that we are talking again about Hillary Clinton's emails," the former FBI director said.
6 years ago
"When you read the transcript, you will see that we are talking again about Hillary Clinton's emails," the former FBI director said.
6 years ago

James Comey questioned by House Republicans about Trump-Russia, Clinton probes

James Comey, the former FBI director is facing questions from the House Judiciary and Oversight Committees behind closed doors on Friday.
6 years ago
Former FBI Director James Comey, with his attorney, David Kelley, left, arrive to testify under subpoena behind closed doors before the House Judiciary and Oversight Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Dec. 7, 2018.
6 years ago

James Comey to testify on Capitol Hill

The former FBI director will testify after scrapping a legal challenge to the subpoena from Republicans on the House Oversight and Judiciary committees.
6 years ago
VIDEO: James Comey to testify on Capitol Hill
6 years ago

James Comey agrees to testify before House Republicans

Former FBI Director James Comey sued to block a subpoena from the House Judiciary and Oversight Committees, but will now testify on the condition it be made public after.
6 years ago
VIDEO: Former FBI Director James Comey sued to block a subpoena from the House Judiciary and Oversight Committees, but will now testify on the condition it be made public after.
6 years ago

James Comey agrees to testify before House on condition it be made public afterward

Former FBI Director James Comey sued to block a subpoena from the House Judiciary and Oversight Committees, but will now testify on the condition it be made public after.
6 years ago
Former FBI Director, James Comey appears before the Senate Intelligence Committee, June 08, 2017, in Washington, D.C.
6 years ago

James Comey attacks GOP and Trump in challenge to House subpoena

Lawyers for former FBI Director James Comey have filed suit in federal court, challenging a congressional subpoena that demands he testify behind closed doors.
6 years ago
Former FBI director James Comey speaks during a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on Capitol Hill, in Washington on June 8, 2017.
6 years ago

James Comey subpoenaed, willing to ‘answer all questions’ if hearing is open, public

“Let’s have a hearing and invite everyone to see,” James Comey, the former FBI director posted on Twitter.
6 years ago
Former FBI director James Comey speaks during a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on Capitol Hill, in Washington on June 8, 2017.
6 years ago

FBI director: 'These are challenging times for the organization'

Christopher Wray discussed with an assemblage of agents how to move forward.
6 years ago
FBI Director is Christopher A. Wray speaks to the media during a news conference at FBI Headquarters, June 14, 2018, in Washington, DC.
6 years ago

Comey on comparing President Trump to a mob boss

Comey tells ABC News' George Stephanopoulos, "What I'm talking about is that leadership culture constantly comes back to me when I think about my experience with the Trump administration."
6 years ago
Comey tells ABC News' George Stephanopoulos, "What I'm talking about is that leadership culture constantly comes back to me when I think about my experience with the Trump administration."
6 years ago

If I'd kept quiet I would have been criticized: Comey on DOJ IG report

The former FBI Director says he disagrees with, but respects, the criticism.
6 years ago
Former FBI Director James Comey talks backstage before a panel discussion about his book "A Higher Loyalty" on June 19, 2018 in Berlin.
6 years ago

Justice Department IG investigating Comey memos after FBI referral

Comey documented his interactions with President-elect and then President Trump in a series of documents.
6 years ago
Comey documented his interactions with President-elect and then President Trump in a series of documents.
6 years ago

Justice Department IG investigating Comey memos after FBI referral

IG investigating Comey's handling of possibly classified information.
6 years ago
FBI Director James Comey prepares to testify on Capitol Hill in Washington, May 3, 2017, before the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing: "Oversight of the Federal Bureau of Investigation."
6 years ago

FBI decisions not politically motivated but agent actions hurt rep: DOJ watchdog

The findings come after a nearly two-year assault on the FBI by Donald Trump and other Republicans alleging bias in how they investigate matters.
6 years ago
FBI Director James Comey makes a statement regarding Hillary Clinton's emails at FBI Headquarters in Washington, D.C., July 5, 2016.
6 years ago

Report says James Comey defied authority more than once: Sources

They said he was urged not to reveal that he was reopening the Clinton probe so close to the election.
6 years ago
VIDEO: Report says James Comey defied authority more than once: Sources
6 years ago

DOJ watchdog finds James Comey defied authority as FBI director, sources say

DOJ's inspector general has finished a draft report tied to the 2016 election.
6 years ago
James Comey, the director of Federal Bureau of Investigation, testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee during a hearing in Washington D.C., May 3, 2017.
6 years ago

Giuliani warns of Mueller 'doing a Comey'

The former NY mayor talked to reporters outside the White House Wednesday.
6 years ago
The former NY mayor talked to reporters outside the White House Wednesday.
6 years ago

One year since dismissal, Comey continues to spar with Trump

One year since dismissal, Comey continues to spar with Trump
6 years ago
James Comey appears on "The View," April 18, 2018.
6 years ago

Former US attorney is part of James Comey's legal team

Former U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald has prosecuted high profile cases taking on terrorists, mobsters, drug dealers and political corruption. He's representing Comey.
6 years ago
Former FBI Director James Comey leaves a closed session with the Senate Intelligence Committee in the Hart Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill June 8, 2017 in Washington.
6 years ago

Comey: Trump called me to discuss Moscow trip mentioned in 'Steele dossier'

In an interview with ABC News' George Stephanopoulos, the former FBI director said Trump pushed back against allegations, saying, "Another reason you know it's not true is I'm a germaphobe."
6 years ago
Former FBI Director told ABC News' George Stephanopoulos in an exclusive interview that Trump told him "another reason you know it's not true is I'm a germaphobe."
6 years ago

In memos, Comey describes Trump's reactions to dossier, concerns over Flynn

The former FBI director's memos included Trump's denials of Russian prostitutes.
6 years ago
James Comey appears on "The View," April 18, 2018.
6 years ago

Comey memos: 15 pages of meticulous detail, written in real time

The memos detail the interactions between President Donald Trump and the FBI director.
6 years ago
VIDEO: Comey memos: 15 pages of meticulous detail, written in real time
6 years ago

Read former FBI director James Comey's memos

The Justice Department on Thursday turned over declassified copies of former FBI director James Comey's memos to Congress about meetings with President Donald Trump.
6 years ago
Donald Trump shakes hands with James Comey, during an Inaugural Law Enforcement Officers and First Responders Reception, Jan. 22, 2017, in Washington.
6 years ago

Comey memos released to Congress

The memos detail, in part, James Comey's recollections of exchanges with President Donald Trump about Russian campaign interference.
6 years ago
VIDEO: Comey memos released to Congress
6 years ago

James Comey on how losing a child changed him as a leader

Plus, the "A Higher Loyalty" author and former FBI director reveals why he used NBA star LeBron James as an example for FBI employees.
6 years ago
VIDEO: James Comey on his family's reaction to Trump's 'slime ball' tweet
6 years ago

James Comey responds to Trump's tweets

The former FBI director speaks out on "GMA" about President Trump's stream of tweets in reaction to Comey's book, "A Higher Loyalty."
6 years ago
VIDEO: James Comey responds to Trump's tweets
6 years ago

DOJ to make Comey memos available to Congress: Sources

It's unclear whether lawmakers will get redacted or unredacted versions.
6 years ago
Former FBI Director James Comey testifies before a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on "Russian Federation Efforts to Interfere in the 2016 U.S. Elections" on Capitol Hill in Washington, June 8, 2017.
6 years ago

What's one word you would use to describe James Comey?

ABC news and conservative pollster Frank Luntz assembled people from across the political spectrum to weigh in on the former FBI director's exclusive interview with ABC News' George Stephanopoulos.
6 years ago
VIDEO:  What's one word you would use to describe James Comey?
6 years ago

James Comey on whether Hillary Clinton received justice

Comey also spoke about his one message to Trump on "The View."
6 years ago
VIDEO: James Comey on whether Hillary Clinton received justice
6 years ago

James Comey says he doesn't think Trump will fire Mueller

Comey said on "The View" it "would make no sense" for Trump to fire special counsel Robert Mueller.
6 years ago
VIDEO: James Comey says he doesn't think Trump will fire Mueller
6 years ago

James Comey disputes the notion that his controversial book is 'a tell-all'

Former FBI Director James Comey today defended himself against critiques of his new book and criticism of his remarks about the Republican Party.
6 years ago
James Comey appears on "The View," April 18, 2018.
6 years ago

James Comey on speaking out about Clinton investigation

Comey joined "The View" to discuss his decision to speak publicly about the Hillary Clinton investigation.
6 years ago
VIDEO: James Comey on speaking out about Clinton investigation
6 years ago

James Comey reacts to GOP lawmakers calling for investigation on him

Comey joined "The View" to discuss whether he was a partisan player while he was FBI director.
6 years ago
VIDEO: James Comey reacts to GOP lawmakers calling for investigation on him
6 years ago

Former FBI Director James Comey says he's no longer a Republican

Comey joined "The View" to discuss his new book, "A Higher Loyalty."
6 years ago
VIDEO: Former FBI Director James Comey says he's no longer a Republican
6 years ago

Top House Republicans extend DOJ deadline for sending Comey memos

Top House Republicans gave the DOJ several more days to comply with a request for copies of former FBI Director James Comey’s memos detailing his encounters with Trump.
6 years ago
House Intelligence Committee Chairman Rep. Devin Nunes walks out the White House in Washington, March 22, 2017, to speak with reporters after a meeting with President Donald Trump | Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee Republican Bob Goodlatte delivers remarks beside other Republican Representatives on Capitol Hill in Washington, March 14, 2018 | South Carolina GOP Rep. Trey Gowdy, chairman of House Oversight Committee, has released a statement announcing he will not seek re-election to Congress January 31, 2018.
6 years ago

Comey: Trump's calls to jail him 'not normal'

President Donald Trump's calls for James Comey to be jailed are "not normal," the former FBI director said in a live appearance on "Good Morning America" today.
6 years ago
James Comey appears on "Good Morning America," April 17, 2018.
6 years ago

Comey describes how Loretta Lynch's credibility gap propelled him into Clinton email

The former FBI director talks about his former boss, Loretta Lynch.
6 years ago
Attorney General Loretta Lynch speaks at the Department of Justice in Washington, D.C., Nov. 17, 2016
6 years ago

Comey weighs in on 5 key political players

Comey weighed in on some of the most hot-button figures of the moment during an exclusive interview with ABC News chief anchor George Stephanopoulos.
6 years ago
ABC News Chief Anchor George Stephanopoulos sits down with former FBI director James Comey for an exclusive interview that will air during a primetime "20/20" special on Sunday, April 15, 2018 on the ABC Television Network.
6 years ago

'The Interview:' James Comey exclusive interview

George Stephanopoulos talks about his interview with the former FBI director.
6 years ago
VIDEO: 'The Interview:' James Comey exclusive interview
6 years ago

Why Comey thinks Trump is 'unfit' to be president

James Comey says President Trump is "untethered to the truth."
6 years ago
VIDEO: Why Comey thinks Trump is 'unfit' to be president
6 years ago

James Comey's wife warned him: 'Don't be the torture guy'

The former FBI director and his wife, Patrice, talk about how they make it work.
6 years ago
Patrice Comey spoke to ABC News Chief Anchor George Stephanopoulos during a "20/20" special that aired on Sunday, April 15, 2018.