FBI confirms Comey is a witness in Trump obstruction probe

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Former FBI Director James Comey was a witness in the Mueller investigation and his meeting records on President Trump were of interest in the probe the bureau said in a court filing over an FOIA request Monday. the fbi and the special counsels office have determined that disclosure of the comey memos. could reasonably be expected to adversely affect the pending Russia investigation. The Comey Memos are his contemporaneous notes about incidents that are of interest in that investigation. The Justice Departments inspector general is reportedly scrutinizing the FBIs use of former professor Stefan Halper as a confidential informant during the investigation into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian government. Horowitz is looking into whether the FBI was aware of Halpers contact with Clovis according to the Times. Republican lawmakers have also been conducting their own inquiries into whether political bias influenced the Justice Department and FBIs investigation into possible collusion between Russia and the Trump campaign. At the time and they urged the Justice Department to investigate further

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