Justice Department DECLINES to prosecute James Comey for drafting memos

Justice Department DECLINES to prosecute James Comey for drafting memos of his interactions with Donald that he later leaked to the New York Times and were found to contain 'confidential' information Justice Department declined to prosecute former FBI Director James Comey for his handling of memos he wrote about his interactions with Donald   The memos were later found to contain classified information Prosecutors believed they couldn't prove Comey knew and intended to violate law on handling classified information Comey's memos detailed his interactions with including asking him to lay off investigating former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn  Comey gave the memos to a friend who leaked it to them to the New York Times 

By Emily Goodin, U.s. Political Reporter For Dailymail.com

Published: 18:26 BST, 1 August 2019 | Updated: 19:16 BST, 1 August 2019

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The Justice Department declined Thursday to prosecute former FBI Director James Comey for his handling of memos he wrote about his interactions with Donald that were later found to contain classified information.

The Justice Department inspector general's office referred the case for potential prosecution but lawyers declined to move forward because they didn't believe there was evidence to show Comey knew and intended to violate laws on the handling of classified information, CNN reported.

Comey shared his memos, which

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