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Ex-FBI director Comey grilled again in US Congress

Washington, United States | AFP | Former FBI director James Comey, sacked by President Donald Trump in 2017, testified Friday before US lawmakers for the first time in over a year, but this time out of the camera glare. The hours-long Capitol Hill grilling comes amid turbulence at the White …

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Ex-FBI chief Comey’s book sells 600,000 in first week: publisher

Washington, United States | AFP | Former FBI chief James Comey’s book “A Higher Loyalty,” which details his soured relationship with US President Donald Trump, sold 600,000 copies in its first week, publisher Flatiron Books told AFP on Tuesday. The highly-anticipated book, released April 17, debuted at the top slot on …

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Hillary Clinton marks painful date with Twitter quip

Washington, United States | AFP |  Hillary Clinton got a reminder that exactly one year ago, then FBI director James Comey said he was re-opening a probe into her emails. “Oh is that today?” the former Democratic presidential candidate quipped on Twitter late Saturday, in response to a post by …

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Trump says ‘100 percent’ ready to testify under oath

Washington, United States | AFP |  US President Donald Trump punched back Friday against James Comey, accusing the ousted FBI director of lying about their private conversations — and saying he is “100 percent” willing to testify under oath. Comey delivered scathing testimony a day earlier in a highly anticipated …

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Trump on counterattack

Washington, United States | AFP |  US President Donald Trump punched back Friday against James Comey and his dramatic Capitol Hill testimony, claiming “complete vindication” and slamming the ousted FBI director for leaking documents about their private conversations. In his first response to Comey’s blunt remarks, Trump offered a window …

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Comey explains why he spoke out on Clinton probe

Washington, United States | AFP |  Former FBI director James Comey said Thursday he took the controversial decision to speak out publicly on the probe into Hillary Clinton’s email last year because he thought his boss, the attorney general, had become politically compromised. Comey’s unilateral decision to announce last July …

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Comey slams White House ‘lies’ in blockbuster testimony

Washington, United States | AFP |  Ousted FBI chief James Comey accused the White House of lies and defamation Thursday, in explosive testimony that painted Donald Trump as dishonest and operating far outside presidential norms. During almost three hours of blockbuster sworn testimony to a Senate panel, Comey described himself …

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Obstruction of justice and the long road to impeachment

Washington, United States | AFP |  Fired FBI director James Comey withheld judgment Thursday on whether President Donald Trump’s requests that he drop an investigation into his former national security advisor amounted to obstruction of justice. Democrats are intent on determining whether Trump’s actions amounted to obstruction, but what does …

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