Read the news on American lawyer and politician James Comey, who was the director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) from 2013 to 2017, having been appointed by the former US President Barack Obama. Get the background information on Comey and news on his career in the FBI. He was dismissed by current President Donald Trump. During the presidency of George W. Bush, Comey served as the US deputy attorney general (2003-2005). Go to RT.com to read news and information on Comey’s political activities and work. Comey was registered as Republican, but refers to himself as independent since 2016. Comey is also known for the Hillary Clinton email investigation linked to her use of a private email server for official communications while secretary of state. Read the news and stories about Comey’s investigation and reports on that case.