James Comey’s Book Party Was Larded With Journalists

James Comey’s Book Party Was Larded With Journalists

WASHINGTON — “This is my first and only book party, and I didn’t do the invites,” the former F.B.I. director James Comey stated Tuesday evening, peering out over a sparse crowd on the seventh flooring of the Newseum. (This was straightforward for him to do as he’s, famously, 6-foot-Eight.) Mr. Comey, by now a bona […]

Supreme Court Continues to Narrow the Meaning of Obstruction

Supreme Court Continues to Narrow the Meaning of Obstruction

The majority opinion by Justice Stephen G. Breyer took a narrower view of the supply. It discovered that to show a violation, the federal government should present “there is a ‘nexus’ between the defendant’s conduct and a particular administrative proceeding, such as an investigation, an audit or other targeted administrative action.” This nexus requirement makes […]

Sales Figures for Comey’s ‘A Higher Loyalty’ Dwarf Recent Political Best Sellers

Sales Figures for Comey’s ‘A Higher Loyalty’ Dwarf Recent Political Best Sellers

Photo James Comey at a guide signing in New York City on April 18. Credit Drew Angerer/Getty Images Former F.B.I. director James Comey’s guide, “A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership,” has dominated headlines for greater than per week, and have become an instantaneous blockbuster, promoting greater than 600,000 copies in all codecs throughout its […]

Hillary Clinton Avoids Direct Reference to Comey Memos in Speech

Hillary Clinton Avoids Direct Reference to Comey Memos in Speech

Photo “We have a president who seems to reject the role of a free press in our democracy,” Hillary Clinton stated on Sunday at PEN America’s World Voices Festival. Credit Karsten Moran for The New York Times In her first public look since James B. Comey, the previous F.B.I. director, started his ebook tour, Hillary […]

Pressure to Release Comey Memos May Have Backfired on G.O.P.

Pressure to Release Comey Memos May Have Backfired on G.O.P.

WASHINGTON — For days, prime Republicans in Congress demanded the discharge of James B. Comey’s memos about President Trump, threatening Rod J. Rosenstein, the deputy lawyer basic, with a subpoena if he didn’t share the extremely anticipated paperwork written by the previous F.B.I. director. But if Mr. Trump and his allies believed that Mr. Rosenstein’s […]

Justice Department Gives Congress Comey’s Memos on Trump

Justice Department Gives Congress Comey’s Memos on Trump

Photo Copies of the memos written by the previous F.B.I. director James B. Comey detailing interactions with President Trump. Lawmakers are anticipated to obtain unredacted variations on Friday. Credit Susan Walsh/Associated Press WASHINGTON — The Justice Department despatched to Capitol Hill on Thursday redacted copies of a set of intently stored memos written by James […]

James Comey Still Looks the Part

James Comey Still Looks the Part

James B. Comey is at the moment plenty of issues: ex-director of the F.B.I., ex-United States legal professional, creator, ethical crusader, “slimeball” (in line with President Trump) and so ubiquitous that he’s inconceivable to disregard. But whether or not you assume he’s a heroic reality teller or a self-aggrandizing grandstander, and there are arguments for […]

James Comey Tells Colbert Why Trump’s Presidency Is ‘Not O.K.’

James Comey Tells Colbert Why Trump’s Presidency Is ‘Not O.K.’

Photo Over pink wine served in paper cups, James Comey informed Stephen Colbert what it had felt wish to be fired as F.B.I. director. Credit CBS Welcome to Best of Late Night, a rundown of the earlier evening’s highlights that allows you to sleep — and lets us get paid to observe comedy. If you’re […]

Colbert Revels in News of a Connection Between Hannity and Cohen

Colbert Revels in News of a Connection Between Hannity and Cohen

Photo Stephen Colbert was overwhelmed by the information that attorneys for Michael Cohen, President Trump’s private lawyer, mentioned he had performed enterprise with the Fox News persona Sean Hannity as effectively. Credit CBS Welcome to Best of Late Night, a rundown of the earlier night time’s highlights that permits you to sleep — and lets […]

James Comey’s Attacks on Trump May Hurt a Carefully Cultivated Image

James Comey’s Attacks on Trump May Hurt a Carefully Cultivated Image

“In a time when almost every public debate is defined by people lining up with their respective tribes,” Mr. Steel added, “he’s managed to alienate both.” Mr. Comey, in remarks selling the guide, says he’s making an attempt to awaken the nation to see Mr. Trump by the lens of “ethical leadership,” arguing that the […]