WASHINGTON – The Justice Department is now comparing former FBI Director James Comey to WikiLeaks, according to the Washington watchdog group Judicial Watch.
But as the Department of Justice seeks to charge the whistleblower organization with conspiracy, theft of government property and violations of the Espionage Act, it is apathetic to the former FBI chief’s violation of federal law and leaks of classified information to the press, Judicial Watch contends.
It was May 16 when Comey gave the New York Times, through an intermediary, a Feb. 14 memorandum that detailed a one-on-one conversation he had with President Trump in the Oval Office regarding the FBI’s investigation of potential Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election and former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn.
Comey claimed in his memo that Trump asked him during the meeting to shut down the federal investigation into Flynn.
Comey admitted while testifying under oath in