BREAKEND NEWS: James Comey escapes prosecution for leaking his memos about meetings with Donald Trump after being fired as FBI director, but is heavily criticized in the destructive Inspector General report
An inspector general of the Ministry of Justice has concluded that former FBI director James Comey has not fulfilled his responsibility to protect sensitive information, but has not recommended that he be prosecuted for leaking memos. 39; s of his awkward conversations with President Trump.
Comey & # 39; has not fulfilled this responsibility & # 39; to protect internal information as other FBI agents expect, according to the report published Thursday.
But the IG wrote: & # 39; We have found no evidence that Comey or his lawyers have released the confidential information in any of the Memo & # 39; s to members of the media. & # 39;
Comey claimed exoneration on Twitter and destroyed President Trump.
& # 39; And to all those who have talked about me for two years & # 39; go to jail & # 39; or an & # 39; liar and a leaker & # 39; are – ask yourself why you still trust people who have given you bad information for so long, including the president, & # 39; Comey wrote.
According to the IG: & # 39; What was not allowed was the unauthorized disclosure of sensitive research information obtained during FBI employment to achieve a personally desired result & # 39; of getting a special counselor – the stated goal of Comey.
& # 39; The OIG has provided this report to the FBI and the Ministry of Justice Office of Professional Responsibility for measures they deem appropriate, & # 39; said it – a reference below a recommendation to send it to a prosecutor.
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