James Comey

Wray confirmed by Senate to lead FBI after Comey firing

With a 92-5 vote in the U.S. Senate, former Justice Department lawyer Christopher Wray has been confirmed as the new FBI chief.

published on : 2nd August 2017

Democrats blast US Attorney General Sessions for 'stonewalling' on Russia, Comey

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions clashes with Democrats on the Senate Intelligence Committee during his high-stakes testimony

published on : 14th June 2017

Trump denies obstruction, calls James Comey a leaker

Trump went on the offensive against James Comey on Friday, deriding the former FBI director as a "leaker" of government information after his damning testimony against the president.

published on : 10th June 2017

US intel chiefs say were never pressured by White House

US intel leaders tell Congress they were never pressured by the White House, as they are grilled on reports that President Trump urged them to help ease an FBI probe into an aide's Russia ties.

published on : 8th June 2017

James Comey says Trump asked him to drop part of Russia probe

Ex-FBI director Comey accused Trump of asking him to drop an investigation of former national security adviser Michael Flynn as part of a probe into Russia's meddling in 2016 polls.

published on : 8th June 2017

Congress has "plenty" to ask about based on Comey statement: Analyst

Criminal law analyst says James Comey's written testimony isn't a "smoking gun" that Trump did something illegal but adds that Congress has "plenty" to ask about when the former FBI chief testifies.

published on : 8th June 2017

Trump asked Comey to shut down Flynn probe: Source

Trump asked then-FBI Director James Comey to shut down an investigation into ties between former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn and Russia, an associate of Comey said.

published on : 17th May 2017

Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer says 'history is watching'

Chuck Schumer said he was 'shaken' by the reports that President Trump asked then-FBI Director James Comey to shut down the investigation.

published on : 17th May 2017

President Trump fires FBI Director James Comey

President Donald Trump on Tuesday abruptly fired FBI Director James Comey in the fallout over Comey's probe of Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton's emails last year.

published on : 10th May 2017

Trump supporters doubtful FBI Director Comey will be 'credible'

Supporters of U.S. President Donald Trump at his rally in Kentucky say they doubt that FBI Director James Comey is capable of carrying out an independent investigation.

published on : 21st March 2017