Former FBI Director James Comey, Rayburn House Office Building, Dec. 17, 2018. (Photo/CSPAN)

Justice Department Won’t Prosecute Comey Over Leak of His Memos

The Justice Department’s internal watchdog referred former FBI Director James Comey for prosecution over the leaking of some of his memos to the media, law enforcement sources told NBC News Thursday.

The Department of Justice, however, declined to prosecute Comey, the sources said.

The memos, which Comey asked a friend to leak to The New York Times after President Donald Trump fired him, detailed conversations Comey had with the president related to the FBI’s probe of the president and Russian election interference.

Read more at NBC News

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