The former Director of the FBI, James Comey, whose testimony before Congress should have enabled President Trump to be pinned with the charge of high treason for conspiring with Russia, is now himself under investigation.

Twice during his hearing, James Comey indicated that he had sent his personal notes on his relations with the President to Congress. Now, according to Congressmen who were able to consult these nine documents, these notes contain classified information.

This therefore raises the issue of finding out the following:
• How was the former Director of the FBI was able to violate his defence secrets clearance and allow State secrets to feature in his personal notes?
• In the alternative, are these notes official documents that he could have stolen?

Comey’s private memos on Trump conversations contained classified material”, John Solomon, The Hill, July 9, 2017.

Anoosha Boralessa