By TIME Staff 11:41 PM EDT Fired FBI Director James Comey spoke out for the first time Sunday night in an exclusive interview with ABC News Chief Anchor George Stephanopoulos. The sit-down comes ahead of the publication of his new book, A Higher Loyalty, on Tuesday. Read the full transcript of Comey’s interview: GEORGE STEPHANOPOULOS: Thank you for doing this. JAMES COMEY: Oh, it’s my pleasure. Thanks for coming. GEORGE STEPHANOPOULOS: Simple start. Why did you write this book? JAMES COMEY: I r– I was never going to write a book. But I decided I had to write this one to try and be useful. That was my goal after I was fired, to be useful. And it occurred to me maybe I can be useful by offering a view to people, especially to young people, of what leadership should look like and how it should be centered on values. And so– GEORGE STEPHANOPOULOS: You lay out qualities of an ethical leader. What are they? JAMES COMEY: First and foremost, it’s someone who … [Read more...] about Read the Full Transcript From James Comey’s ABC Interview
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Democracy Dies in Darkness Sections Home Subscribe Try 1 month for $1 Username Sign In Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Subscribe Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Accessibility for screenreader Post Politics by Washington Post Staff by Washington Post Staff April 13 at 10:27 PM President Trump announced late Friday that the United States had conducted a military attack against the Syrian government in retaliation for a chemical weapons attack that killed civilians in a rebel-held town outside Damascus last weekend. This is the text of his speech. My fellow Americans, a short time ago, I ordered the United States Armed Forces to launch precision strikes on targets associated with the chemical weapons capabilities of Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad. A combined operation with the armed forces of France … [Read more...] about Full transcript of Trump’s address on Syria airstrikes
Supported by Middle East By THE NEW YORK TIMESAPRIL 13, 2018 Continue reading the main story Share This Page Continue reading the main story President Trump addressed the nation on Friday night about his decision to order strikes on Syria, following a suspected chemical attack. The following is the complete text of his remarks, as prepared by The New York Times.Read here for the latest on the strikes »______PRESIDENT TRUMP:My fellow Americans. A short time ago, I ordered the United States armed forces to launch precision strikes on targets associated with the chemical weapons capabilities of Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad. A combined operation with the armed forces of France and the United Kingdom is now underway. We thank them both.Tonight, I want to speak with you about why we have taken this action. One year ago, Assad launched a savage chemical weapons attack against his own innocent people. The United States responded with 58 missile strikes that destroyed 20 … [Read more...] about President Trump on Syria Strikes: Full Transcript and Video
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JEFFERSON CITY • The Missouri House committee probing Gov. Eric Greitens is actively investigating his ties to his former veterans charity, according to transcripts of committee proceedings released Wednesday.Greitens, a Republican, has faced scrutiny for potentially illegal use of assets from the St. Louis-based The Mission Continues charity to boost his career as a politician and author. Charities enjoy a tax-exempt status and are forbidden from taking sides in elections. Charity insiders are also not allowed to use charity assets for personal gain.On Wednesday, the Missouri House Special Investigative Committee on Oversight released an extraordinary report detailing one woman's allegations that Greitens insisted on oral sex while she was crying, called her a "whore," and shoved her to the ground — among other things — over a months-long, tumultuous extramarital affair in 2015. The committee released her account as well as corroborating accounts … [Read more...] about Transcript reveals secret Missouri House committee interested in Greitens’ charity ties