Things That Make You Go Hmmm: Comey meets with top members of Congress
While it may be a closed-door meeting, the meeting between FBI Director James Comey and members of Congress is not a secret. It is a sure bet that the wiretapping of Trump Tower is the subject of discussion. It will not take long for the details of this meeting to “leak” out whatever is uncovered.
As Written By ALLAHPUNDIT for Hot Air:
My read on that letter Lindsey Graham sent to Comey yesterday was that it was an obvious pretext to authorize Comey to speak up on wiretapping, as he allegedly wants to do. Twenty-four hours later, here’s Comey on the Hill meeting with the leadership in both parties to discuss that very subject.
Or part of it, at least.
FBI Director James Comey met with key Senate lawmakers Thursday, where he discussed matters relating to the alleged wire-tapping of Trump Tower, a congressional source familiar with the ongoing investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election told NBC News.
Comey met with Sens. Mitch McConnell, Chuck Schumer, Richard Burr and Mark Warner, followed by a meeting with Speaker Paul Ryan and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, along with Reps. Adam Schiff and Devin Nunes.
Trump, Saturday morning: “Terrible! Just found out that Obama had my ‘wires tapped’ in Trump Tower just before the victory. Nothing found. This is McCarthyism!” I don’t know of any media report that backs him up in claiming that phones were tapped at Trump Tower, but Heat Street did allege last November that a server in the building was the subject of a FISA order:
Contrary to earlier reporting in the New York Times, which cited FBI sources as saying that the agency did not believe that the private server in Donald Trump’s Trump Tower which was connected to a Russian bank had any nefarious purpose, the FBI’s counter-intelligence arm, sources say, re-drew an earlier FISA court request around possible financial and banking offenses related to the server. The first request, which, sources say, named…..
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