Former FBI Director James Comey is making the case that extraordinary circumstances require extraordinary transparency.
In an opinion piece to the Washington Post, James Comey says the greatest degree of transparency is possible and warranted an investigation of the presidency.
“It doesn’t happen often, because ordinarily nothing outweighs the privacy interest of the subject of an investigation that ends without public charges.” Comey said,
“But department tradition recognizes that transparency is especially important where polarized politics and baseless attacks challenge law enforcement credibility.”
Comey who was fired by President Trump in may 2017 and who leaked his private memos to the media to kick start the special council investigation whilst there’s precedent for releasing detailed findings.
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