By Emily Goodin, U.s. Political Reporter For Dailymail.com
Published: 18:26 BST, 1 August 2019 | Updated: 19:16 BST, 1 August 2019
The Justice Department declined Thursday to prosecute former FBI Director James Comey for his handling of memos he wrote about his interactions with Donald Trump 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 contained his allegation that Trump asked for his loyalty, with his friend Daniel Richman, who then