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James Comey

  1. the national interest
    The Banal Complicity of Rod RosensteinThe departing deputy attorney general attacks Jim Comey as “partisan” and defends his service to Trump.
  2. mueller time
    Comey Calls Trump a Devourer of SoulsThe former FBI Director dissects the gradual self-corruption of Attorney General Barr and other Trump servants.
  3. politics
    Oh Brother, James Comey Is Outside AgainFollowing the release of the Mueller report, the former FBI director took to the forest.
  4. the national interest
    Proven Liar Sarah Sanders Asked About Lying, Lies AgainShe’s only sorry she’s not “a robot” who tells the truth.
  5. the pee tape
    Absolutely Every Single Thing We Know About the Pee TapeUpdated with new information from the Mueller report.
  6. attention seeking
    Wow, James Comey Is Really Going Through ItThe former FBI director posted some very moody tweets this weekend.
  7. russia investigation
    FBI Investigated Trump to Determine if He Was Working for Russia While in OfficeAfter the ouster of James Comey, the FBI was so concerned that it opened an investigation into whether Trump was working on behalf of the Kremlin.
  8. attorney general
    Bush AG William Barr, a Law-and-Order Conservative, Favorite to Succeed SessionsBarr seems to share a number of Trump perspectives related to the Mueller investigation, but he’s best known as a big fan of mass incarceration.
  9. donald trump
    Trump Asked the White House Counsel to Instruct DOJ to Prosecute His EnemiesDonald McGahn warned Trump this sort of thinking could get him impeached. But he didn’t listen.
  10. the national interest
    Trump: I Have 100 Pictures of Mueller and Comey Hugging and KissingIn Russia, Trump kompromat you.
  11. last night on late night
    Amy Poehler Swoops in to Help Unpack James Comey’s TweetThe former Weekend Update duo asked the question that was on everyone’s minds.
  12. White House Pointlessly Threatens to Revoke Security Clearances From CriticsSome don’t actually have them, and the rest aren’t using them, but whatever.
  13. Republicans Want to Shut Mueller Down Over IG Report That Isn’t Even About HimFBI bias didn’t affect the Clinton probe … so according to Giuliani and other Trump allies, Mueller must be “suspended” immediately.
  14. DOJ Report Confirms That the President Is a Dishonest Conspiracy TheoristThe Justice Department’s inspector general finds “no evidence” that the FBI was biased in its handling of the Clinton email investigation.
  15. the national interest
    Why Congress Wouldn’t Impeach Trump for Shooting James Comey“If he shot James Comey, he’d be impeached the next day,” Giuliani said. But would he?
  16. Trump Wanted Rosenstein to Give More Obstruction-y Reason for Comey FiringFormer FBI deputy director Andy McCabe reportedly worried that Rosenstein gave Trump “cover” by opting not to blame the Russia probe.
  17. the national interest
    Trump’s New Russia Scandal Theory: The FBI Set Him Up. There’s One Small Flaw.James Comey’s apparent plot was to launch an “October surprise” revealing Trump was being investigated on Russia.
  18. Giuliani Walks Back Confusing Comments on Trump, Comey — Creates More ConfusionTrump’s new lead lawyer tried to undo some of the damage he did to his client in earlier comments, but left a lot of questions unresolved.
  19. fandom
    Is James Comey a Secret Beyoncé Fan?The former FBI director once sung one of her songs during an FBI briefing.
  20. Trump’s Fox & Friends Interview Is Already Creating Legal ProblemsHighlights from a batty rant with Trump’s best “friends.”
  21. [redacted]
    James Comey Is Serving Up Cheeky Cocktails at His Book Party[REDACTED].
  22. the national interest
    Trump Told Comey He Wasn’t in Moscow Long Enough to Make a Pee Tape. He Lied.Another piece of evidence for the Peelievers.
  23. Trump Attacks Comey and Haberman, Goes on Misspelling RampageThe president is worried, with good reason, that Michael Cohen is about to turn on him.
  24. select all
    Trump’s Two Favorite Things, James Comey and Amazon, UniteThe former FBI head will speak at Amazon next week.
  25. the national interest
    Republicans Now Believe James Comey Used the Pee Tape to Set a Trap for TrumpAn innocent family business operator, naïve to the ways of Washington, was accosted by a scheming, predatory deep state operator.
  26. Michael Flynn’s Comeback Is OnTrump’s disgraced former national security adviser has emerged on the conservative speaking circuit.
  27. Everything We Learned From the James Comey MemosTrump’s House GOP allies demanded their release, though they highlight his desire to jail reporters, his McCabe grudge, and his pee-tape fixation.
  28. White Working-Class Voters May Not Care About Trump ScandalsSo what if the president is a little bit piggy and a little bit thuggy?
  29. the national circus
    Sean Hannity Will Remain Trump’s Shadow Chief of StaffEven while posing as an honest broker on Fox News.
  30. last night on late night
    James Comey Tells Colbert Why He Was Surprised When Trump ‘Whacked’ Him“I don’t know if you’ve dealt with mob bosses before, but they don’t like to be investigated.”
  31. Don’t Tell Us Comey’s Judgments About Trump: His Judgment’s TerribleJames Comey is obscuring his own testimony about Trump’s actions by insisting on pontificating about them.
  32. the national interest
    Michael Cohen and the Busting of the Trump Crime FamilyThe Trump investigation is becoming a mob story.
  33. politics
    The White House Just Admitted James Comey Swung the Election to TrumpKellyanne Conway was probably not supposed to say that part out loud.
  34. the national interest
    The White House Just Admitted James Comey Swung the Election to TrumpKellyanne Conway was probably not supposed to say that part out loud.
  35. political burns
    The Best Trump Burns From James Comey’s ABC Interview“He looked slightly orange up close.”
  36. The Biggest Revelations From James Comey’s ABC InterviewComey repeatedly compared Trump to a Mob boss, recalled his obsession with the “pee tape,” and declared him “morally unfit to be president.”
  37. Trump Attacks Comey, Declares He’s Reclaiming ‘Mission Accomplished’Your regularly scheduled weekend-morning rant from the president.
  38. politics
    Comey Confirms That Hillary Clinton’s Inevitability Was Her UndoingLike many others, Comey bought into the overconfidence of a Clinton victory, but few had as much power to derail her campaign.
  39. the national interest
    I’m a Peeliever and You Should Be, Too. 5 Reasons the Pee Tape Is Probably Real.I used to doubt the pee tape existed. A lot of evidence has made me think it probably does.
  40. Trump: James Comey Is a ‘Liar,’ ‘Leaker’ and ‘Untruthful Slime Ball’Meanwhile, a new poll shows Americans trust Comey more than Trump.
  41. The Comey Memoir’s Most Damning Allegation Against TrumpAfter Comey briefed Trump’s team on Russian interference, they asked no questions — but rather, discussed how to “spin” the revelations.
  42. the pee tape
    James Comey Says It’s ‘Possible’ Trump’s Alleged Pee Tape Is RealOh, my God.
  43. power
    The Best Trump-Related Revelations from James Comey’s Forthcoming BookIncluding details about the infamous “pee tape” and the size of Donald Trump’s hands.
  44. the national interest
    Trump Attacks Comey for Handing Him the PresidencyThe crisis to the system Comey tried to avoid by placating Trump in 2016 is now upon us.
  45. Comey: Trump Asked Me to Investigate ‘Pee Tape’ to Prove It Didn’t ExistComey writes that the president asked if the FBI could investigate the “golden showers thing” to prove to Melania that it wasn’t true.
  46. Comey: John Kelly Called Trump ‘Dishonorable’ for Firing MeThe boss isn’t going to like this.
  47. Why the GOP’s Campaign Against ‘Lyin’ Comey’ Makes No SenseComey’s credibility doesn’t actually matter — Trump has already, personally confirmed the former FBI director’s most damning allegation.
  48. Lordy, Tickets to James Comey’s Book Tour Are Going for $850Probably not worth it.
  49. Trump Attacks Mueller Personally on TwitterAnother warning sign that he may be preparing to do something drastic.
  50. politics
    Comey Uses Trump Attack to Tease His Upcoming BookHe says Americans will be able to “judge for themselves who is honorable and who is not” very soon.
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