Judicial Watch: Emails Show FBI Advised Comey to Consult with Mueller's Office Prior to June 2017 Testimony
WASHINGTON, May 10, 2018 /Christian Newswire
/ -- Judicial Watch today released new emails
from the Department of Justice (DOJ) showing that former FBI Director James Comey was advised by FBI officials in May 2017 to consult with Special Counsel Robert Mueller prior to testifying before any congressional committees regarding Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election and his firing as FBI director.
According to numerous news reports
, Comey met directly with Mueller previous to his June 8, 2017, testimony
before the Senate Intelligence Committee. Sources said that Comey's opening statement
and subsequent testimony were coordinated with Mueller.
At the hearing, Comey revealed that he had intentionally leaked material from a memo allegedly documenting a meeting with President Trump in order to help assure the appointment of a special counsel.