Bruce Heiden

About Bruce Heiden

Bruce Heiden is professor of classics at The Ohio State University.

The Loyalty Dinner, Part II: ‘I Need Loyalty’

Editor's note: This is the second part of a three-part series. Read Part I here and Part III here. Recall former FBI Director James Comey’s advice, in version two of the now-famous Loyalty Dinner, that an independent bureau serves the president’s own best interests; then note how Comey’s narration moves somewhat abruptly to an

By | 2017-06-30T16:12:51+00:00 June 28th, 2017|

The Loyalty Dinner, Part I: Comey’s Conflicting Versions

Editor’s note: This is the third part of a three-part series. Read Part II here and Part III here. No secret tapes are needed to prove that President Trump never demanded a pledge of loyalty from James Comey at their January 27 dinner. All the evidence is there in Comey’s own testimony. National Review essayist David

By | 2017-06-30T12:20:22+00:00 June 27th, 2017|

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|