44 Facts About James Comey

1. James Comey said he will answer the House Judiciary's questions if it's made public setting.

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2. James Comey invites House Republicans to hold public hearing after news of possible subpoena.

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3. James Comey used a private email account, when investigating Hillary Clinton for the same illegal activity.

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4. James Comey 'used personal email for FBI business' during Hillary Clinton email investigation.

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5. James Comey talked about sensitive FBI matters on personal email: report.

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6. James Comey used personal email to discuss FBI investigation into Hillary Clinton's email server.

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7. James Comey exposed: used personal, un-secured Gmail account for official business so sensitive that the emails cannot be released to the public.

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8. James Comey shared a Fox News article link about how Russian hackers tried to access Clinton's email server in an email to James Rybicki, his chief of staff, on Sept 30, 2015.

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9. James Comey writes: "We will now have a balance of power, which is a very good thing for our republic.

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10. James Comey shows up to volunteer for Democrat attempting to flip Virginia's 10th District.

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11. James Comey is relieved that it looks as if the Democrats are going to retake control of the House of Representatives.

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12. James Comey pens Election Day op-ed: 'Let's vote to uphold our nation's values'.

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13. On July 18, 2018, James Comey urged voters to vote for Democratic candidates in the 2018 midterm elections.

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14. James Comey was a registered Republican for most of his life.

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15. James Comey confirmed that the Twitter account @projectexile7, which uses "Reinhold Niebuhr" as its display name, is operated by him.

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16. On June 8, 2017, James Comey gave public testimony to the Senate Intelligence Committee about his firing.

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17. In the dismissal letter, Trump stated that James Comey had told him "on three separate occasions that I am not under investigation.

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18. In his July 2013 FBI confirmation hearing, James Comey said that the oversight mechanisms of the US government have sufficient privacy protections.

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19. James Comey refuted the President's Trump Tower wiretapping allegations, testifying "I have no information that supports those tweets, and we have looked carefully inside the FBI".

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20. On March 4, 2017, James Comey asked the Justice Department for permission, which was not given, to publicly refute Trump's claim that his phones had been wiretapped by then-President Obama.

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21. In his Congressional testimony, James Comey clarified that he took Trump's comment to be "an order" to drop the Flynn investigation, but "that he did not consider this an order to drop the Russia investigation as a whole.

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22. On January 27, 2017, Trump and James Comey dined alone at the White House.

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23. James Comey asked President Obama for permission to write an op-ed, which would warn the public that the Russians were interfering in the election.

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24. James Comey was broadly criticized for his actions from both the right and the left.

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25. On July 7, 2016, James Comey was questioned by a Republican-led House committee during a hearing regarding the FBI's recommendation.

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26. On July 5, 2016, James Comey announced the FBI's recommendation that the United States Department of Justice file no criminal charges relating to the Hillary Clinton email controversy.

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27. James Comey said: "It is a very big deal from a national security perspective and from a counterintelligence perspective.

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28. When asked about his remarks, James Comey said, "I regret linking Germany and Poland.

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29. In April 2015, James Comey spoke at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, arguing in favor of more Holocaust education.

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30. In October 2015, James Comey gave a speech in which he raised concerns that body worn video results in less effective policing; this opinion contradicted the President's public position.

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31. In February 2015, James Comey delivered a speech at Georgetown University in Washington, DC, regarding the relationship between police and the African American community.

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32. James Comey was dismissed by Donald Trump on May 9, 2017.

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33. James Comey was reportedly chosen over another finalist, Lisa Monaco, who had overseen national security issues at the Justice Department during the attack on the US consulate in Benghazi, Libya, on September 11, 2012.

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34. James Comey stressed that the Justice Department had to be perceived as nonpartisan and nonpolitical to function.

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35. James Comey received a three million dollar payout from Bridgewater, and his net worth is estimated at 14 million dollars.

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36. In August 2005, it was announced that James Comey would enter the private sector, becoming the General Counsel and Senior Vice President for Lockheed Martin, the US Department of Defense's largest contractor.

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37. In the fall of 2005, James Comey announced that he was leaving the Department of Justice.

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38. James Comey was one of the few members of the Bush administration who had tried to prevent or limit the use of torture.

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39. When James Comey was Deputy Attorney General in 2005, he endorsed a memorandum that approved the use of 13 enhanced interrogation techniques that included waterboarding and sleep deprivation for up to 180 hours, which would be used by the CIA when interrogating suspects.

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40. James Comey was the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, from January 2002 to the time of his confirmation as Deputy Attorney General on December 11, 2003.

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41. In 1996, James Comey acted as deputy special counsel to the Senate Whitewater Committee.

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42. In August 2005, James Comey left the US Department of Justice and became general counsel and senior vice president of Lockheed Martin, based in Bethesda, Maryland.

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43. James Comey appointed Patrick Fitzgerald to be the Special Counsel to head the grand jury investigation into the Plame affair after Attorney General John Ashcroft recused himself.

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44. James Comey had been a registered Republican for most of his adult life; in 2016 he described himself as unaffiliated.

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