Trump signs off on sending Comey memos to Congress

There are not adequate people around Donald Trump to stop his impulsive behaviour James Comey said

There are not adequate people around Donald Trump to stop his impulsive behaviour James Comey said

The 11 GOP lawmakers also took issue with Comey's decision to leak his memos detailing key conversations with President Donald Trump to the press through a friend of his.

That's according to a memo written by former FBI Director James Comey.

The Justice Department will make former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey's memos detailing his interactions with President Donald Trump available to three congressional committees as early as Thursday, two sources tell ABC News.

Republicans have been critical of Rosenstein and DOJ's production of documents to Capitol Hill, as they continue to investigate the FBI's handling of the Clinton and Russian Federation investigations. "And no matter what Mr. Comey says, the lying that he started has not ended and it continues to this day", diGenova said on "Hannity".

Comey is under intense scrutiny because he now is embarking on a press tour touting his new book, "A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership".

One memo recounts a February request from Trump, during a private meeting in the Oval Office, that Comey end an investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn.

Some of the memos, which were written by Comey during his tenure as Federal Bureau of Investigation director, contained the details of private interactions with Trump and had become a source of controversy since Comey's firing in May 2017.

Boyd writes that the department "consulted the relevant parties" and concluded that releasing the memos would not adversely affect any ongoing investigations.

Rep. Mark Meadows (R-N.C.), a member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, sent a letter to committee Chairman Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) Tuesday urging him to look into the "multiple troubling inconsistencies in the comments and testimony of James Comey".

"We know because we have a number of documents, a growing body of evidence", to suggest Comey may have lied about that coordination.

Boyd copied the ranking Democrats on all three committees, as well as Speaker of the House Paul Ryan and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi.

The memos were provided to Congress earlier Thursday as House Republicans escalated criticism of the department, threatening to subpoena the documents and questioning officials.

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