James
@JamesMiller
Personal account of James Miller, Managing Editor of The Interpreter, a publication on Russia, Ukraine, and Syria. A contributor at Reuters, The Daily Beast, RFE/RL, elsewhere.
JamesMiller
Comey Will Not Answer About Whether He Feels Trump Colluded With Russia

A telling statement: "When I left there was no investigation into Donald Trump. But I believe this is one of the things that will come out of the Russia investigation." Comey went on to say that he did not want to infer "something nefarious" against Trump, but that it was an active investigation and he did not want to comment. Interestingly, however, this also goes to motive about why Trump...

James
@JamesMiller
Personal account of James Miller, Managing Editor of The Interpreter, a publication on Russia, Ukraine, and Syria. A contributor at Reuters, The Daily Beast, RFE/RL, elsewhere.
JamesMiller
"Russia Tried To Shape The Way We Think, The Way We Feel, The Way We Act"
Comey was forthright on the threat that Russia poses to the United States:
James
@JamesMiller
Personal account of James Miller, Managing Editor of The Interpreter, a publication on Russia, Ukraine, and Syria. A contributor at Reuters, The Daily Beast, RFE/RL, elsewhere.
JamesMiller
Comey: Investigations Into Flynn And Russian Election Interference "Touching Each Other But Separate"

The facts clearly establish that the FBI's investigation into Russia's interference are separate from an investigation into possible collusion between the Russian government and the Trump administration or campaign. In other words, Russia's aggressive interference against American democracy was a large, robust, and comprehensive effort, a part of an ongoing adversarial relationship, and if...

James
@JamesMiller
Personal account of James Miller, Managing Editor of The Interpreter, a publication on Russia, Ukraine, and Syria. A contributor at Reuters, The Daily Beast, RFE/RL, elsewhere.
JamesMiller
James
@JamesMiller
Personal account of James Miller, Managing Editor of The Interpreter, a publication on Russia, Ukraine, and Syria. A contributor at Reuters, The Daily Beast, RFE/RL, elsewhere.
JamesMiller
"Why Did He Kick Everybody Out Of The Oval Office?"
James Comey was asked why people should believe his word over Donald Trump's. Comey pointed out that when Donald Trump spoke to Comey about the Flynn investigation, he asked everyone else to leave the room.