Former FBI Director James Comey became a controversial figure in the 2016 election, drawing accusations from both Republicans and Democrats that his handling of the probe into Clinton's emails influenced the campaign.
The New York attorney general said an investigation has shown an "extensive unlawful political coordination." Meanwhile, the Justice Department found that ex-FBI Director James Comey was not politically motivated in the Hillary Clinton email case.
The lawsuit filed in federal court in Manhattan raises the issue of the hacking of the Democratic National Committee’s servers in the run-up to the election, as well as the dissemination of that information through WikiLeaks.
The 15-page memo released to Congress offer new details about a series of interactions that former FBI director James Comey had with US President Donald Trump in the weeks before his May 2017 firing.
Comey's remarks are the latest salvo in a war of words with US President Donald Trump, which comes ahead of the release of Comey's memoir later this week.
After the first reports of the former FBI director James Comey's highly critical 300-plus-page book emerged on Friday, US President Donald Trump slams him as a "weak and untruthful slime ball," even blames him for lying to the Congress under oath.
In a forthcoming book, "A Higher Loyalty", James Comey compares US President Donald Trump to a mafia don and calls his leadership of the country "ego driven and about personal loyalty."
In a morning flurry on Twitter, Trump insisted that Mueller's team of investigators is staffed with "hardened" Democrats biased against him.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions fired FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, a regular target of President Donald Trump's anger and criticism, just two days before his scheduled retirement date.
US President Donald Trump puts pressure on Attorney General Jeff Sessions over his handling of Republican complaints about FBI's Russia investigation. In reply to the president, AG says his department will continue to do its work in a "fair manner."
Andrew McCabe, criticised by President Donald Trump for alleged bias against him, steps down as the agency's No 2 official. Sources say McCabe was leaving the bureau effective immediately.
The charges of alleged Russian meddling into the 2016 US presidential election emanate from the investigation being carried out by special counsel Robert Mueller.
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