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    THE FBI boss who was controversially fired by Trump after probing whether members of his campaign team colluded with Russia, is now at the centre of a new political drama mini-series. James Comey released his memoir 'A Higher Loyalty' shortly after he was dismissed by Trump in 2017. Now the book will form the basis of a two-part Showtime mini series, The Comey Rule. 2 James Comey was fired as the director of the FBI by US President Donald TrumpCredit: EPA Who is James Comey? James Comey was controversially fired from his position as director of the FBI after his work probing whether members of Donald Trump's campaign team colluded with Russia. The 59-year-old former lawyer replaced Robert Mueller after...
    JAMES Comey was controversially fired from his position as director of the FBI after his work probing whether members of Donald Trump's campaign team colluded with Russia. The 59-year-old former lawyer replaced Robert Mueller after being nominated by then President Barack Obama but was dismissed in May 2017 by Donald Trump. 3 James Comey was fired from the top job at the FBI by Donald TrumpCredit: PA:Press Association Why did Donald Trump fire James Comey? Trump dismissed Comey on May 9, 2017, less than four years into his 10-year term. Comey only learned of his dismissal via TV news reports. Initially the reason given by the White House for Comey being fired was due to a recommendation by the US...
    Senate Republicans on Wednesday voted to authorize subpoenas for several Obama administration intelligence officials, including former FBI director James Comey, as part of its broader probe into the origins of the Russia investigation. The Senate Homeland Security committee voted to subpoena many names familiar to those who have been following the slew of investigations, including former CIA Director John Brennan and former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper, along with Comey and two former FBI agents who the repeated target of President Donald Trump's wrath. Republican Sen. Ron Johnson, the chairman of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, is a close ally of the president and leading the investigation Republican Sen. Ron Johnson, the chairman of the Homeland...
    Actor Jeff Daniels will portray former FBI Director James Comey in Showtime’s upcoming limited series “The Comey Rule,” Fox News reports. The two-night TV series, set to debut next month, is based on Comeys New York Times bestselling tell-all book “A Higher Loyalty.” The series is directed by Bill Ray. It features Brendan Gleeson as President Donald Trump, Holly Hunter as former acting Attorney General Sally Yates, Michael Kelly as former FBI Director Andrew McCabe and Kingsley Ben-Adir as President Barack Obama. A trailer teasing the series shows Daniels and Gleeson in their roles. According to a press release obtained by Fox News, the series covers "an immersive, behind-the-headlines account of the historically turbulent events surrounding the 2016 presidential election...
    Showtime released a new trailer for its upcoming two-night limited series “The Comey Rule.” The TV series features Jeff Daniels as former FBI director James Comey and Brendan Gleeson as President Donald Trump. The content is based on Comey's number-one New York Times bestselling tell-all book “A Higher Loyalty" and was adapted for the small screen and directed by Billy Ray. The series covers "an immersive, behind-the-headlines account of the historically turbulent events surrounding the 2016 presidential election and its aftermath, which divided a nation," according to a press release. 'THE COMEY RULE' FIRST TRAILER REVEALS BRENDAN GLEESON AND JEFF DANIELS AS DONALD TRUMP AND JAMES COMEY "Part one of the series examines the earliest days of the Russia investigation, the FBI’s investigation into Hillary Clinton’s emails and their impact...
    Ahead of the premiere of “The Comey Rule” — a two-night miniseries based on former FBI Director James Comey’s memoir — Showtime has released an extremely odd trailer as part of its promotional effort. On Monday, the network released video of a solitary singer absolutely torching Comey in song. “Fuck you, James Comey, I’ve got nothing else to say,” the singer — Jonathan Mann — crooned. “I’ve got a bad head cold, that just won’t go away. So fuck you, James Comey. Just seriously, fuck you. Fuck you and your cohorts. I’m so tired of you dudes.” The clip was a 30-second snippet of a song Mann released in 2016 whose title can be easily ascertained after reading the...
    A top GOP senator faced a grilling from a conservative radio show host over not yet subpoenaing ex-officials, such as fired FBI Director James Comey, in his inquiry into the "Russiagate" controversy. Sen. Ron Johnson, the chairman of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, was pressed by Hugh Hewitt during his radio show on Wednesday morning. The conservative commentator said Republican voters are frustrated that Johnson and Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham have not called in Comey, former CIA Director John Brennan, former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, or fired FBI special agent Peter Strzok to testify under oath about what the host called “an attempted coup” against President Trump. “Well, first of all, I...
    FBI Director Christopher Wray and former FBI Director James Comey are both in "big trouble," former Deputy National Security Adviser K.T. McFarland told "America's Newsroom" Monday. McFarland, responding to Senate Homeland Security Chairman Ron Johnson, R-Wis., issuing the first subpoena to the FBI and Wray as it reviews the origins of the Russia Investigation, says she believes they're also looking at the Mueller investigation, in addition to potential wrongdoing or incompetence at the FBI. JOHNSON SUBPOENAS FBI IN REVIEW OF RUSSIA PROBE ORIGIN "I think Christopher Wray is in big trouble" for one of three things, McFarland, the author of "Revolution: Trump, Washington and 'We the People,'" told host Sandra Smith. "[Wray] either knew what was going on in the FBI and he uncovered it and he kept it...
    Former U.S. Attorney Guy Lewis told "Outnumbered Overtime" he doesn't "buy" new testimony from former Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates. Yates testified to the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday that when the FBI interviewed then-incoming national security adviser Michael Flynn in January 2017, it was done without her authorization, and that she was upset when she found out about it, agreeing that then-FBI Director James Comey went "rogue." YATES: COMEY WENT 'ROGUE' WITH FLYNN INTERVIEW "I just find it so hard to believe that someone who works directly for you, you don’t know where they are, what they're doing, what kind of investigation they are conducting. After the fact, you go in and call them rogue," Lewis told host Harris Faulkner. "I don’t buy it. Video"Harris, she signed off on every single one of those FISA warrants that were submitted...
    The FBI's top officials hid Russia probe evidence fearing it might be destroyed by Donald Trump, a new book revealed Friday. They secreted copies of memos by James Comey about his dealings with the president in the bureau's computer system and at locations across the country after Trump fired the FBI director, the book - in an extract published Friday by CNN -revealed.  Comey wrote the memos and sent them to the FBI's senior leadership because of his concerns about the president's conduct. The Comey memos were central to any future investigation because they revealed Trump asking the then-FBI director to drop the probe into Mike Flynn, the fired national security advisor, and asking for 'loyalty' from the nation's top cop. ...
    Under pressure from the cast and crew, ViacomCBS moved up the scheduled release of the Showtime miniseries based on former FBI Director James Comey's memoir. The reversal came after Bill Ray, the director of the two-part, four-hour miniseries wrote a letter to cast members last week to express frustration that the series was scheduled to air in November, days after the 2020 election, according to the New York Times. Ray lamented to the cast that he completed the project with the expectation that it would air before the election. "We all were hoping to get this story in front of the American people months before the coming election," reads the letter, as reported by Deadline. "Word started...