Under Oath Comey DENIED Administration Obstructed Justice

Under Oath Comey DENIED Administration Obstructed Justice

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Before President Donald Trump fired him, former F.B.I. Director James Comey testified under oath before Congress that obstruction of justice had not happened in his experience.

Comey responded to questions by Democrat Senator Mazie Hirono (D-Hawaii):

HIRONO: Yes. And so speaking of the independence of not just the judiciary but I’d like you to clarify the FBI’s independence from the DOJ apparatus. Can the FBI conduct an investigation independent from the department of Justice. Or does the FBI have to disclose all it’s investigations to the DOJ? And does it have to get the Attorney General’s consent?

COMEY: Well we work with the Department of Justice, whether that’s main justice or U.S. attorney’s offices on all of our investigations.

And so we work with them and so in a legal sense we’re not independent of the department of justice. We are spiritually, culturally pretty independent group and that’s the way you would want it. But yes, we work with the Department of Justice on all of our investigations.

HIRONO: So if the Attorney General or senior officials at the Department of Justice opposes a specific investigation, can they halt that FBI investigation?

COMEY: In theory, yes.

HIRONO: Has it happened?

COMEY: Not in my experience. Because it would be a big deal to tell the FBI to stop doing something that — without an appropriate purpose. I mean where oftentimes they give us opinions that we don’t see a case there and so you ought to stop investing resources in it. But I’m talking about a situation where we were told to stop something for a political reason, that would be a very big deal. It’s not happened in my experience.

Presumably, Comey was telling the truth to Congress on May 3rd.

His sworn testimony should certainly bear on the reliability of Comey’s phantom memo which currently serves as the LEFT’s latest basis to demand a special investigation and impeachment of President Trump.

Here’s video of Comey’s testimony:

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