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Rosenstein Said Comey Did Not Request Additional Russia Resources Before Firing: Lawmakers

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein said he had no evidence to support some recent news reports that FBI Director James B. Comey requested additional resources for the bureau’s investigation involving Russian influence in the 2016 election right before he was fired, according to House members exiting an all-member briefing with…

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Tea Party Leader: Lieberman is Unacceptable as FBI Director to Trump Base

A prominent leader of the Tea Party movement says former Democratic Connecticut Senator Joe Lieberman “is unacceptable as FBI Director” to President Trump’s political base. “Tom Zawistowski, President of the We the People Convention and Executive Director of the Portage County [Ohio] TEA Party, made it very clear that the…

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Commentary: Jason Chaffetz’s Right: Where’s the Memo, James Comey?

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House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz, in a Thursday “Good Morning America” interview, wondered aloud where the now-famous James Comey memos were – and whether the fired FBI director really was going to release them for public viewing. These are good questions – ones that cut right…

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James Comey in Senate Hearings Earlier This Month: Higher-Ups Never Asked for Halt to FBI Investigations

James Comey, just-fired FBI director, said in a Senate hearing earlier this month that he’s never been asked by higher-ups to back off an investigation for political reasons – and that doing so would’ve been an eyebrow-raising “big deal.” The Q&A with Democrat Sen. Mazie Hirono didn’t name President Donald…

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DiGenova: What Comey Memo Claims Trump Said in Meeting ‘Is Not an Obstruction’

Former U.S. Attorney Joseph diGenova said President Donald Trump’s conversation with former FBI Director James Comey about the investigation into former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn doesn’t “rise to the level” of the “obstruction of justice,” during an interview Wednesday on “The Laura Ingraham Show.” DiGenova, a former U.S. attorney…

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Mainstream Media Reach Peak Meltdown Over Comey Memo, Russian Disclosure

Frenzied for months in the pursuit of a smoking gun to fatally topple the credibility of the administration, the media have become apoplectic over a quick succession of controversies now beleaguering the Trump White House. Following a week dominated by press outrage over the firing of FBI Director James Comey,…

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Marsha Blackburn Supports President Trump’s Firing of FBI Director While Bob Corker and Lamar Alexander Hedge

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Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) gave her complete support of President Trump’s firing of FBI Director James Comey, while both of Tennessee’s U.S. Senators, Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN) and Lamar Alexander (R-TN) hedged in their official comments. Here is the reaction of these three Republican members of the Tennessee Congressional delegation…

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Tennessee Democratic Congressmen React to Comey Firing

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  Here is reaction from the only two Democratic members of Tennessee’s congressional delegation to President Trump’s firing of FBI Director James Comey on Tuesday. They made their comments in official press statements and on social media. Rep. Jim Cooper, Democrat: The FBI is investigating Trump associates right now. This…

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Democrats Wanted Comey Fired — Until Tuesday

Few Democrats suffered such severe political whiplash over the firing of FBI Director James Comey as Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.). Over the course of just a few months, Schumer has shifted wildly on the FBI director. The Democratic leader heaped praise on Comey for decisions that benefitted Democrats…

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David Axelrod Fires Back at Hillary Clinton: ‘Comey Didn’t Tell Her Not to Campaign in Wisconsin’

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David Axelrod offered a stinging rebuke on Wednesday to Hillary Clinton’s assertion that her presidential campaign failed because of FBI Director James B. Comey and Russian hackers. CNN’s “New Day” called in former President Barack Obama’s adviser to discuss Mrs. Clinton’s news conference on Tuesday, which framed her failed presidential…

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