Brendan Gleeson Cast as President Donald Trump in James Comey Limited Series at CBS Studios

RELATED STORIES Move over, Alec Baldwin. There’s a new Donald Trump in town. Harry Potter vet Brendan Gleeson has been cast as President Trump in CBS Studios’ four-hour limited series based on former FBI Director James Comey’s bestselling book, A Higher Loyalty. As we reported early Monday, Jeff Daniels will star as Comey in the […]

James Comey told lawmakers that he’s ‘not friends’ with Mueller, despite Trump’s claims

Associated Press/Manuel Balce Ceneta Former FBI Director James Comey said during his testimony before lawmakers that he and the special counsel Robert Mueller are “not friends in any social sense.” The testimony occurred in a closed-door setting, but lawmakers released a redacted transcript of the proceedings on Saturday. President Donald Trump often accuses the pair […]

James Comey says the Russia investigation initially focused on 4 Americans

Associated Press/J. Scott Applewhite Former FBI Director James Comey said the Russia investigation initially focused on four Americans and whether they were connected to Russian efforts to meddle in the 2016 election. Comey testified before House lawmakers on Friday, and a redacted transcript was released Saturday. Comey declined to identify the four Americans, but said […]

Comey admits FBI failed to verify Steele Dossier it used to obtain a spy warrant on Trump's aide

Former FBI Director James Comey has admitted the Steele dossier was still uncorroborated by the FBI at the time he left the bureau. The infamous dossier was used by the FBI to monitor Trump aide Carter Page. The House Oversight Committee has released a 235-page transcript of Comey’s grilling 24 hours after the former FBI […]

George Papadopoulos tweets offer at Comey: Testify publicly and I’ll withdraw my request for immunity

Yuri Gripas/Reuters George Papadopoulos, a former adviser to President Donald Trump’s campaign, called for former FBI director James Comey to publicly testify about the FBI’s purported mishandling of the Russia investigation. Papadopoulos’ tweets came after House Republicans subpoenaed Comey and former attorney general Loretta Lynch to appear before lawmakers in a closed-door session. But Comey […]

‘Little lies point to bigger lies’: James Comey writes that the FBI’s investigation into Kavanaugh won’t be ‘as hard as Republicans hope it will be’

Jonathan Ernst/Getty Images Former FBI director James Comey wrote in an op-ed Sunday that the FBI’s background check into Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh will not be “as hard as Republicans hope it will be.” FBI investigators “know that little lies point to bigger lies,” Comey wrote. “They know that obvious lies by the nominee […]

DOJ OIG on Comey, Clinton email investigation: OMG LOL

Enlarge (credit: Mark Wilson / Getty Images News) The Department of Justice’s Office of the Inspector General has dropped a 500-page report detailing its investigation into the conduct of FBI personnel, including former FBI Director James Comey, during the investigation into former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server (code-named “Midyear Exam”) […]

Trump sets off Twitter storm after requesting thanks for firing James Comey

US President Donald Trump’s suggestion that Americans should thank him for firing former FBI director James Comey backfired somewhat, setting off another Twitter storm. Trump tweeted on Thursday afternoon, wondering why Americans had not yet started to thank him for Comey’s firing and suggesting that they should start expressing their gratitude soon. When will people […]

Ratings: As ACMAs Dominate, Idol Hits Lows; Comey Q&A No. 2 for Night

CBS’ broadcast of the 53rd Academy of Country Music Awards dominated Sunday night with 12.1 million total viewers — the event’s biggest audience since 2015 — and a 2.1 demo rating, holding steady versus last year. RELATEDAmerican Idol Top 24 (Group 2) Recap: Who Made Katy’s Wig Take Flight? Opposite the ACMAs, ABC’s American Idol […]

James Comey recalled Trump’s ‘impressively coiffed hair’ and hand size in his first meeting with the president

Reuters/Win McNamee Former FBI Director James Comey recounted his first time meeting President Donald Trump in an exclusive interview with ABC News that aired Sunday night. Comey said Trump looked “shorter” than he expected and had “impressively coiffed hair” that “must take a heck of a lot of time in the morning.” Sunday’s interview was […]