James Comey has been testifying today and in the course of his testimony has exonerated President Trump, made it clear that the President was never under investigation, and in a surprising revelation admitted it was he who leaked information to the press. Furthermore, he brought "obstruction" into the conversation with the Loretta Lynch/Bill Clinton tarmac meeting. Sounds like a another disaster for the Democrats. Thoughts?
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Mike. I agree. It is a work product, and therefore belongs to the FBI not him. He admits he leaked this one, but did he leak any others. Does anyone know what Comey and Mueller discussed?
Notice his friend has gone into hiding and it's rumored Comey has leaked to him before
I think there are a lot of dots that need connecting centering on Comey. A big dot is why did Splc Mueller talk with him before the hearing. Sort of like Bill Clinton and Loretta Lynch? He dn provide best evidence, actual FBI orig of his memos,
I think this is the first time a sitting President has ever been called a liar in front of a Congressional hearing - imagine if someone had called Obama a liar - the world would still be on fire over it.
Ralph, I seem to remember Congressman Joe Wilson (R) screaming "YOU LIE!" at President Obama, during a speech to a joint session of Congress.
So, is the world still on fire?
Thanks for offering this piece of information Lisa - I can always count on you to help keep the discussion factual as possible
Trump is a chronic liar and a scammer, everyone know this except you. He won 'liar of the year' in 2015
Hate him all you like ptosis - that's your right as an American citizen. I wasn't aware America had an official designation for liar of the year. Did Bill Clinton or Obama get the award over their whoppers?
PolitiFact awarded Donald Trump its 'Liar of the Year' in 2015. The Lie of the Year for 2013 was "If you like your health care plan, you can keep it,"
Carolyn, Thumb up. The right will see what they want to see, but they have evidence, the left doesn't. Evidence: Fact, Comey Admitted Leaking, intent of leak, he dn provide orig memos, which is FBI property He leaked b4. He gave NO evid ag Trump!
How about unauthorized disclosure of privileged communications with the president? At least that's what Trump's lawyer accused Comey of after today's admission of the Comey Leak...
Unlikely that executive privilege will be applicable here, as Trump has publicly spoken about it thereby the Prez declassified it by his own actions. (again)
Privileged communication exists between doctor and patient, lawyer and client, priest and penitent, husband and wife. On what planet is unclassified conversation between the President and the FBI director privileged? That won't fly.
Trumpland, where sharing classified info with russia is fine and dandy, too.
How about unauthorized disclosure of privileged communications with the president? He created those notes while acting in an official role, thus making them official and most likely classified documents....
Seriously. Game over, your side lost, and to the victors go the spoils. Nothing pres Trump did was unethical, immoral much less criminal
Comey made himself less credible by not correcting the memo he leaked. He only corrected it 4 the hearing
Comey would be better off by simply fading away into obscurity; his moment in the sun left him burnt and blistered...
Hell be the hero in this. Despite his giving the election to trump, he stood up to him in the end. Tell the truth and shame the devil.
Communications with the president is dejure classified. That is just the way it is, and Comey leaked the memo, and I believe it was not correctly posted by the newspaper,, and Comey dn correct it until he had to go to the Senate hearing.
But the memo isn't on the FBI server - if it exists at all
But it's not on the FBI servers.....wonder why ?
What I got out of the hearing was that Comey was biased and working against the country, and the people. The FBI record disagrees with Comey's statement about the honor of the FBI. Look at the best example against that in the J Edgar Hoover yrs.
No Chris - the President has NOT been under investigation for anything criminal - Comey admitted it under oath today. Maybe you have your terms mixed up...
Trump admn under investigation since july. Evan osnos, new yorker magazine. Dont you remember people asking why he leaked on hillary, but was silent on trump? Read the article.