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Is James Comey A Leaker? See What Trump’s Lawyer Said

by Bradley Matthews

In a statement, Pres. Trump’s personal lawyer, Marc Kasowitz, said that

It is overwhelmingly clear that there have been and continue to be those in government who are actively attempting to undermine this administration with selective and illegal leaks of classified information and privileged communications. Mr. Comey has now admitted that he is one of these leakers.
Today, Mr. Comey admitted that he unilaterally and surreptitiously made unauthorized disclosures to the press of privileged communications with the President.

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  1. Cheryl McHale

    Comey ought to be investigated and punished for laws he broke leaking!

    June 16, 2017,2:18 pm


  2. swann2001

    I guess if you admit you are a leaker wouldn’t that make you a leaker? Some seem to think otherwise for obvious reasons or that he leaked after being fired. But don’t you take an oath not to disclose sensitive Government information even after you leave? Another words you worked with secret & classified information at the CIA do you get to expose those secrets just because you left or even if you were fired? I think if you did your wardrobe would be limited to an orange jumpsuit for about 10 years minimum if you did.

    June 11, 2017,10:11 pm


  3. Sharon Kay

    President Trump is a true American and a Patriot.Remember he did not Need this job and is not taking a salary.So lets all get in back of our President and help him Make America Great Again.

    June 10, 2017,4:58 pm


  4. Sharon Kay

    President Trump is a true American and a Patriot.Remember he did not Need this job and is not taking a salary.

    June 10, 2017,4:57 pm


  5. Patricia Brown

    It seems that James Comey has the Messiah Complex.

    June 9, 2017,5:51 pm


  6. Deb Wils

    Can someone please clarify something for me. Why was it important for Comey to have his memo’s leaked because Trump said he might have a recording of their conversation. Wouldn’t the recording be the same as the notes? I don’t understand it…what am I missing?

    June 9, 2017,5:05 pm


  7. Deb Wils

    Wow…”I woke up in the middle of the night” thinking what should I do After watching Comey in the Senate Hearings. I wrote a memo to myself…just in case, that Trump did the absolute right thing in firing him. Trump obviously had the sense to know he could not trust him, thus questioning his loyalty. Why on earth would we want someone who can’t think quickly, doesn’t logically reason things out, is afraid to speak up, acts more like a child than an FBI Director and is more concerned with being PC than strong and honest. Did Trump defame him by calling him names…absolutely not. Trump is correct. The man is a clown…amd very poor actor at that. This is the man who had our security at stake. I do believe there is more to the story…who is Comey colluding with to destroy Trump? We need a special investigator to investigate Comey, not Trump. Oh investigate his Columbia Law School friend as well!!!

    June 9, 2017,4:59 pm


  8. Le

    I feel sorry for the people whom Comey procecuted in his career. He came out as a very calculated man and willing to do anything to win, even to undermind the credibility of the agency he once led, the FBI, for being a common criminal, a leaker of the nation secrets. Comey has done more damage to the US than any Russian agent can do.

    June 9, 2017,4:49 pm


  9. KAREN

    My concern is this. If he could leak his “Memo”, which is also suspicious since he never kept notes on anyone else prior to Trump winning the Presidency, what other leaks is he responsible for? If you look deep enough I’ll bet it will surprise you.

    June 9, 2017,4:42 pm


  10. Wilbor Gavin

    What is obvious here is that Comey is part of the swamp coup, he started out trying to setup President Trump to get him entangled in some type of conspiracy to interfere with a official investigation. To enable the swamp to begin some form of impeachment. Remember Comey’s deputy McCabe tried to do the same thing on Rince Preibus, after a meeting asking to speak to him in the hallway, telling him the Russian story was a bunch of crap, and getting Reince to call him at the office later to see what they could do about it. Trump so far is outsmarting the whole swamp. He has to be extremely careful they are seariously trying to take him out and put him and his family in jail and confiscate his assets.

    June 9, 2017,2:36 pm


  11. Kathleen

    He should be prosecuted to the FULLEST extent of the law!!!!!

    June 9, 2017,12:20 pm


  12. Rose

    His testimony yesterday was pathetic. He either was ill prepared or just wasn’t capable for the job anyway. He is a leaker and definitely not impartial as the FBI is supposed to be. Wonder if any of them are since most donated to the Democratic party I think it was reported 95% donated to Dems.
    I don’t know if it is true, but heard his brother is atty for Clinton Foundation. One reason he would not have prosecuted Hillary besides pressure from Loretta Lynch. Definitely not an independent leader of the FBI.

    June 9, 2017,10:55 am


  13. James Cleveland

    I don’t believe Comey had a secret friend that leaked out information to the press. If Comey had the balls to record closed visits with the President then he would of had no problem leaking it out on his own, plus his best friend is a reporter anyway so There you go Comey is the leaker. Comey got fired so he making up lies. The country is full of people like Comey but one difference is people on the street use the legal system and sneaking around. THE GREAT COMEY THE NOTHING-BUGER.. PLUS SNITCH…

    June 9, 2017,10:08 am


  14. Elizabeth

    SCUMBAG!!!!!!!

    June 8, 2017,10:32 pm


  15. aida1.halluska@gmail.com

    Not a strong leader. His mommy told him not to lie and his teachers taught him to write nice. Grow up.

    June 8, 2017,9:55 pm


  16. Donna Torrese

    Comey came off sounding like a wimp…especially when recounting what was going through his mind when the President asked him he “hoped” he would go easy on Flynn…he even agreed Flynn was a good guy. I think it odd that an FBI director could be or would be intimidated by the office of the President..he is suppose to be non partisan…and not easily shocked. I would think he would have no problem saying to the President that his comments were out of bounds.
    How sad and foolish he sounded like a child trying to cover up his mistake.

    June 8, 2017,9:19 pm


  17. Cookie

    Comey is a LIAR !!! Hillary Clinton did not intend to destroy 33,000 emails?? What a crock of sh– !!! He deserved getting fired. He definitely is part of the “deep state” trying to take President Trump down. I pray to God he goes to prison for treason and lying to congress.

    June 8, 2017,8:52 pm


  18. Jay Ryan

    He needs to be in prison, that much is obvious to everyone. However, the really pathetic aspect is that this should all be going on at THE EDD BECAUSE HE IS JUST ANOTHER FIRED EMPLOYEE WHINING. This goes on all the time but is never front and center since its nothing but sour grapes. He is a fool implicating himself though.

    June 8, 2017,8:42 pm


  19. Dave

    Comey is involved in every scandal on the hill,he’s just as corrupt as the Clintons

    June 8, 2017,8:08 pm


  20. Joni G Johnson

    No matter how they will try to spin it, yes he is and he said so himself. It really does not need to be asked.

    June 8, 2017,7:17 pm


  21. Beth Arvey

    Comey said he took the word “hope” by President Trump as meaning an order. But we all know that is not the case! The word hope don’t mean an order, and we also know Trump that he can be persistent and if he meant an order he would have persist but Trump didn’t, it was mentioned ONCE with the word HOPE the day after Fylnn was fired and not again!
    Second point IF Comey felt it was an order then why didn’t he do one of two things: 1) obey the order (Comey stated the const principle: Pres has authority to direct FBI to end a crim investigation. Can also pardon anyone, ending investigation.) or 2) IF Comey felt it was plain out wrong then use his chain of command to make a grievance report with White House ethics or DOJ or even if he felt the President didn’t know his authority and it was wrong then explain to Jeff Sessions WHY you don’t want to be alone with Trump instead just scaling it back that he should be between them. But instead Comey said NOTHING about this to Sessions or the deputy asst to DOJ.

    For the many holes in his stories, his disrespect to his handling of private conversation with the president and being the leaker I am glad he was fired! He WAS the top spy for our country and he has no backbone to ask questions or stand up to the ethics that he claims he has for his job and he comes out with stunned! To me a top spy if clever, fast and smart and can be quick on his feet and with his tongue and Comey has none of that going on! I was stunned that our top spy in our country acted scared when he should have coolness about him that nothing would get over him or under his skin, and he don’t have that. That’s what is needed in the newly elected FBI Director! Trey Gowdy the type we need.

    Then for Comey to speak poorly about Trump back in March which was leaked but states he will be honestly Loyal. No wonder he was fired! To me it seems Comey lied! Also Comey knows what is taped and not taped! He knew this wasn’t taped! Comey knew from Trump’s tweet that Trump had no tape that’s why Comey covered his tracks and typed up these memos and then his plan started to ask a friend to get the story out so he can get an audience with the American people with his story with Congress looking into this. For a man who claims the WH wants to defame him, I will say he loves the attention and photo ops before his testimony today that is not a man of integrity but rather bask in the sun for fame instead of justice in the right way which his display of actions was not that with being stunned, leaking and no humility today to hold his job with respect! He was more than glad to share conversations with the President. Private citizen now but he wasn’t then! There should be an ethic clause even when you leave a job to not take on the job as a citizen but make a formal complaint if you have a valid case.

    Last Comey has double standards as Loretta Lynch is allowed to tell Comey to say the Hillary Clinton is a matter not a criminal investigation (after she meet Bill on the tarmac, but the FBI is to be independent and Lynch should have no per-swaying and dropped Hillary from all the email investigation and even from election Russia investigation when the democrats were supposedly hacked but Comey lead to believe the Russia collusion only involved the Republican side not the Democrats or Independence? That seems bias!

    And yes Senator McCain is right Americans still want answers about Hillary email handling and private server and her sharing classify emails! Thank you Senator McCain and please don’t stop getting these answers!

    The credibility of Comey is lost and now I honestly question others as well in these top jobs that the American people pay for. They should work with honestly and loyalty to the American people! But Comey showed me a different face of deception! He leaked and may have leaked others because he showed today how sneaky he is in a coward way of only sharing these stories after he was fired if he was that worried he should have made a formal complaint but like in his own words:
    Comey stated the const principle: Pres has authority to direct FBI to end a crim investigation. Can also pardon anyone, ending investigation.

    June 8, 2017,6:26 pm


  22. Shirley

    He needs to go to PRISON AS HE IS NOT BE NOTHING BUT A LIAR AND PROTECT THE CLINTON FOR MONEY..

    June 8, 2017,5:51 pm


  23. Jackalyn Morrison

    Yes I for one think he is a jerk with a capital J also think he ought to be brought up on charges

    June 8, 2017,5:04 pm


  24. ROBERT BARRAGAN

    He ought to be prosecuted , as well as Hillary Clinton ,how can they get away from being locked up

    June 8, 2017,5:01 pm


  25. Lee

    Comey admitted that he did leak information. How can anyone say he is honest and trustworthy. Even with his handling of Clinton’s email mess – he was dishonest. Comey needs to be investigated more thoroughly to find grounds to prosecute him.

    June 8, 2017,4:26 pm


  26. Ken Gove

    Comey is a liar and a liberal asshat that tried to cover up the Bullshit that Hillary Clinton did. He is a dishonest Piece of Shit and needed to be fired. Good job Mr. President.

    June 8, 2017,4:25 pm


  27. Laura Walster

    Mr. Corey’s testimony was ALL MEAT!
    He had PLENTY TO SAY.

    June 8, 2017,4:24 pm


  28. Laura Walster

    I trust Mr. Corey’s word over that of a President Trump any day! Mr. Comey is honest, trustworthy and has a moral conscious! No one is absolutely perfect, but his testimony is pure and stated forthright from the heart. He did what he morally had to do, as an American citizen, who cares about the way matters are handled in our country.
    Everyone should be thankful for his courage to “stand up” to STAND FOR HONOR AND JUSTICE!

    June 8, 2017,4:21 pm


  29. Barb Rafool Patterson

    Never trusted Comey from the start. He’s a liar and no dam good,. When he covered up for Clinton I knew then he was no good. He is paying Trump back for letting him go. Glad he did

    June 8, 2017,4:20 pm


  30. Rex Natan

    It is a shame that the Liberals are
    attempting to Defame a president who tries to do genuine service to the American Public.

    June 8, 2017,4:08 pm

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