The Shadows of Comey’s Testimony

As all the world knows, last Thursday former FBI Director James Comey gave sworn testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee. Part of Comey’s testimony was an opening statement providing summaries of five exchanges he had had with President Trump between January and mid-April, which Comey conveyed in writing to the committee the day

By | 2017-06-20T19:37:29+00:00 June 15th, 2017|

The Special Counsel: The Swamp’s Watchdog for Trump

“I understood this to be my recollection recorded of my conversation with the president.” That statement by James Comey had this old trial lawyer’s antennae buzzing. While being questioned about his memos-to-self by Senator Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) at last week’s big intelligence committee hearing, the former FBI director used the term “recollection recorded”

By | 2017-06-16T22:54:54+00:00 June 14th, 2017|

The Way the Comey Hearing Should Have Gone Down, Day Two

Good morning, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome back to the second and final day of the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence hearing with former FBI Director James B. Comey. We covered two topics at yesterday’s hearing. Today we will complete our questioning, covering five remaining topics. Let’s begin.   Topic #3:  The

By | 2017-06-15T04:22:34+00:00 June 12th, 2017|

The Way the Comey Hearing Should Have Gone Down, Day One

Good morning, ladies and gentlemen and welcome to the first of two days of U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence hearings with former FBI Director James B. Comey. Over the course of these two days, we will cover seven topics. Let’s begin now: Introductory Statement Mr. Comey, to be blunt, sir, your well-established

By | 2017-06-14T17:50:55+00:00 June 11th, 2017|

Who Will Police the Police: The Comey Testimonies

Former FBI Director James Comey earnestly lectures about the inaccuracy of leaks and laments that it is not the purview of disinterested federal agencies to correct such erroneous information that the press such as the New York Times recklessly publishes. Fine. Yet for the last six months, information in the hands of the

By | 2017-06-14T14:48:37+00:00 June 10th, 2017|

A Dose of Clapper Down Under

The National Press Club of Australia recently had the misfortune to be subjected to a raw assessment about the dire state of affairs in America by the former Director of National Intelligence, Mr. James Clapper. Presently, we don’t know if this commences an epidemic of ex-Obama officials touring Van Diemen’s Land in the

By | 2017-06-14T12:47:21+00:00 June 9th, 2017|

Comey Testimony Is Not About Accusing the President of a Crime

It is hard to understand why this news is news at all, but ABC News reported Tuesday evening that former FBI director James Comey will not accuse President Donald Trump of obstructing an FBI investigation. Comey is scheduled to testify before the Senate intelligence committee on Thursday. Comey is a decorated former prosecutor

By | 2017-06-13T16:09:23+00:00 June 7th, 2017|