Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Trump Fires FBI Boss James Comey, Not Before Time

On switching to the news channel this morning after my usual lighter breakfast TV, I was greeted by a voice telling me there was an 'explosive story' breaking in Washington. "Oh no," I thought, "Donald Trump has farted, it could kick off World War Three." It was not quite so exiting in the event. US President Donald Trump had dismissed the Director of the FBI James Comey on recommendation of the Deputy Attorney General, who had served under Obama, and the Attorney General.

Comey and Trump, they're not kissing any more (Image source)

Comey has been a controversial and somewhat discredited figure in Washington for about a year, since his investigation into Democratic Party candidate Hillary Clinton's use of an unsecured, private email server to conduct official business while she was Secretary of State concluded with Comey stating that though federal crimes had been committed Mrs. Clinton should not be prosecuted because she's a woman.

At the closing of the investigation Comey held a press conference and said:

“our judgment is that no reasonable prosecutor would bring such a case.”

The dismissal and the recommendation memos can be read here.

Comey is accused of usurping the Attorney General's authority, not only in declining to prosecute Clinton when he should have passes his evidence on to the Department of Justice for a decision on whether to prosecute, but also on several occasions. He later announced the reopening of the investigation in October only to close it again a few days later. It is understood that the New York Police Department has been conducting its own investigation into Clinton campaign managers but has been obstructed by other law enforcement agencies.

Such actions as the decision not to prosecute a former Secretary of State was way above Comey's pay grade. Since when has it been in the job description of a police officer decide how "reasonable" a prosecutor may or may not be, and make public announcements about that? Clinton's running of a private email server broke several laws. Anyone but she would have been prosecuted at least for breaching secrecy and security regulations. In fact when Clinton was Secretary of State, her department prosecuted and sent to jail several people accused oif less serious offences.

It is not, and never has been, the job of the police to decide on prosecutions. The police force is an investigating agent of the public prosecutors office. It can make recommendations about prosecutions but those recommendations ought to be kept confidential until they are decided upon by the relevant authority - the prosecutor.

The formal dismissal of Comey is the correctthing to do. Comey should in fact have been fired by the weak, vacillating cocksucker who preceded him in The White House. That would have been the right course legally. Unfortunately Barack Obama never seemed to understand laws applied to him in exactly the same way as to everybody else

But the political dimension of Comey's actions was never about the Clinton email affair at all. It has been about the "Russia hacked my server leaked fake emails to Wikileaks and helped Trump steal the election," nonsense the Clinton campaign invented as excuse for "Crooked Hillary" lacking credibility with voters. The anti-Trump/anti-Russia hysteria has now been picked up by neocons and "Resistance" democrats and is being used to block the foreign policy de - escalation of tensions with Russia, one of the policies for which Trump was elected. The anti-Russia inquisition is dangerous groupthink.

There is not a shred of evidence that Russia "interfered" with the U.S. election in any way. There is likewise no evidence that Russia colluded with the Trump campaign. One Trump appointee was forced to resign on the strength of collusion with Russia though his contacts with the Russian embassy were legitimate. The Democratic Senator Dianna Feinstein, who sits on the Judiciary Committee as well as the Select Committee on Intelligence, recently confirmed that publicly immediately after she had again been briefed by the CIA:


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