James Comey

As Comey Testifies, Don’t Expect His Successor to Challenge Trump

June 8, 2017

National security journalist Marcy Wheeler of EmptyWheel.net discusses the nomination of Christopher Wray as FBI Director just as would-be predecessor James Comey is set to testify on his recent firing

“Resistance” to Russia While Normalizing War

May 16, 2017

Military historian Andrew Bacevich says the incessant U.S. media and political focus on Russiagate is sidelining critical issues, including perpetual war

Time for Trump to Come Clean on Russian Connections and Money Laundering

May 15, 2017

If Trump has nothing to hide, he would have allowed the investigations to continue, to prove that there is nothing improper with his connections to Russia, says investigative journalist James Henry

Trump Expanding War From Syria to Afghanistan As Media Focuses on Comey

May 15, 2017

Vijay Prashad and Paul Jay: while the media continues its frenzy over Comey’s firing and the “Russia connection”, Trump is readying his “global war against Islamic Fascism” to be fought “without restraint”

Nina Turner Report

May 13, 2017
Russia, Comey, Wikileaks – Nina Turner explains how democrats could have overcome these challenges, had they actually listened to their base

Wilkerson: Trump ‘Needs a Good War’ and Pence is Waiting in the Wings to Lead It

May 12, 2017

Col. Lawrence Wilkerson and Paul Jay discuss the significance of the Comey affair, the prospect of the rise of VP Mike Pence as the real power in the White House, and the danger of war as a way out for a dysfunctional administration

Comey Affair Sign of a Fractured American State

May 10, 2017

Historian Gerald Horne and Paul Jay dig deeper into Trump’s firing of FBI Director James Comey and the forces driving great divisions in the elites, the political class and the state apparatus

Trump Fires Comey for Actions He Once Praised

May 10, 2017

President Trump says he fired FBI Director Comey over his handling of the Clinton email investigation, which Trump previously praised. Roll Call columnist Jonathan Allen says Trump may be trying to weaken FBI probe of his campaign’s alleged ties to Russia

Wilkerson: Nominated FBI Director Is Model of Revolving Door

July 10, 2013

James Comey will likely be confirmed as the new FBI Director, and his career working for Lockheed Martin and a hedge fund is just another example of the American status quo