Black People Politics : 'Something is wrong' with presidential election, says civil rights leader Diane Nash

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    The FBI and the Russia investigation, key fact

    ... Democrats say the firing had nothing to do with what Comey’s done, but what he was about to do: close in on the president’s Russia connection.

    Hillary Clinton’s former senior campaign spokesperson Karen Finney told Yahoo News, “Trump clearly wants to put someone in the FBI that he can control” ...

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    The FBI and the Russia investigation

    There’s a lot of talk about why FBI Director James Comey was terminated from his job. President Trump says it was straightforward, telling NBC News, “He’s a showboat. He’s a grandstander. The FBI has been in turmoil. You know that. I know that....
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    James Comey will not testify next week but Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein to brief Senate on firing

    ... Comey will "share his side of the story" at the appropriate place and time, Warner said, adding that he hopes it is before the Intelligence Committee, which he and Chairman Richard Burr, R-N.C., lead.

    Meanwhile, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein will brief the full U.S. Senate next week on Comey's firing, according to a spokesman for Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y. ...

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    James Comey will not testify next week but Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein to brief Senate on firing

    Ousted FBI Director James Comey will not testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee Tuesday about the circumstances of his firing, as top members of the panel had invited him to do. "He won't be testifying on Tuesday but it is our hope in...
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    Complaint filed: Watchdog group alleges Sessions violated recusal rule in firing of Comey

    An ethics watchdog group filed a complaint against Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Friday alleging that his participation in the firing of FBI Director James B. Comey violated Justice Department rules and Sessions’s promise to recuse himself from matters involving Russia.

    “Firing the lead investigator is the most extreme form of interfering with an investigation,” wrote Fred Wertheimer, who signed the six-page complaint on behalf of his organization, Democracy 21 ...


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    Watchdog group alleges Sessions violated recusal rule in firing of Comey

    The formal complaint says the attorney general broke Justice Department rules and his own promise.
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    James Comey agrees to testify in public Senate hearing

    James Comey has agreed to testify in a public Senate hearing regarding the investigation into alleged ties between Russia and Donald Trump’s campaign team.
    Mr Comey had initially declined to testify in front of the Senate Intelligence Committee in a closed-door hearing. The announcement comes the same day Mr Trump said he could name a new FBI Director as early as next week ...

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    James Comey agrees to testify in public Senate hearing

    James Comey has agreed to testify in a public Senate hearing regarding the investigation into alleged ties between Russia and Donald Trump’s campaign team. Mr Comey had initially declined to testify in front of the Senate Intelligence Committee...
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    6 Sarah Huckabee Sanders tweets about the FBI that are very awkward now
    “When you’re attacking FBI agents because you’re under criminal investigation, you’re losing

    ... On Wednesday and Thursday, Deputy Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders was responsible for sharing the administration’s elusive official line of reasoning during the White House news conferences. She characterized Trump’s decision to fire Comey amid an active investigation into his campaign as somehow consistent with the “drain the swamp” message Trump used in the last weeks of the campaign ...

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    6 Sarah Huckabee Sanders tweets about the FBI that are very awkward now

    “When you’re attacking FBI agents because you’re under criminal investigation, you’re losing.”
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    Clapper: US govt 'under assault' by Trump after Comey firing

    ... As Trump works to fast-track Comey's successor, lawmakers from both parties urged him to steer clear of any politicians for the job and say he must "clean up the mess that he mostly created" ...

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    Clapper: US govt 'under assault' by Trump after Comey firing

    WASHINGTON (AP) — American democracy is "under assault" on separate fronts from President Donald Trump and Russia, the former U.S. intelligence chief warned Sunday, expressing dismay over the abrupt firing of FBI director James Comey amid a probe...
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    Gen. Hayden: I've changed my mind about special prosecutors

    ... But now, Hayden insisted, with the future of the Russia investigation unknown, he's not so sure.
    "After the events of the past week I really have an open mind as to whether or not we need some extraordinary structure," he said ...

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    Gen. Hayden: I've changed my mind about special prosecutors

    General Michael Hayden told CNN's Fareed Zakaria that his opinion about the usefulness of special investigations had changed since FBI Director James Comey was fired.
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    Trump brings reality tv to our nation's capital. It's become clown city. We need a countdown clock on this administration. A huge one. I'm surprised others in Congress haven't followed in the footsteps of their colleague, Jason Chaffetz
     
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    Firing James Comey 'is the end for Donald Trump' predicts Robert Reich

    There are clear grounds to impeach Donald Trump after he fired FBI Director James Comey, according to a former US Labour Secretary.
    Robert Reich said that it is no longer a question of if, but when the process to remove the president from office begins ...


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    Firing James Comey 'is the end for Donald Trump' predicts Robert Reich

    There are clear grounds to impeach Donald Trump after he fired FBI Director James Comey, according to a former US Labour Secretary. Robert Reich said that it is no longer a question of if, but when the process to remove the president from office...
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    Preet Bharara To Rosenstein On Special Prosecutor: Do The Right Thing
    “There is no other way”


    Fired U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara has issued an impassioned plea to his former colleague, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, to do the right thing, stand up to Donald Trump and demand a special prosecutor in the Russian investigation ...

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    Bharara Pleads With Rosenstein To Stand Up To The President

    "There is no other way."
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