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Comey Sought More Russia Funds

Wall Street Journal / Europe 342 sources

In the weeks before President Donald Trump fired FBI Director James Comey, a federal investigation into potential collusion between Trump associates and the Russian government was heating up, as Mr. Comey became increasingly occupied with…

James Comey fired 'days after requesting Russia inquiry resources' – live

The Guardian / AU

Keep up to date with all the news as Trump dumps Comey as FBI director; Huge skepticism greets president’s decision, taken on Tuesday evening; ‘Terrifying, Nixonian’: Comey’s firing takes democracy to new territory; Trump dumps Comey:…

Days Before Firing, Comey Asked for More Resources for Russia Inquiry

James B. Comey asked for the resources during a meeting last week with the deputy attorney general, who wrote the memo used to justify his firing.

Comey requested more resources for Russia inquiry before firing, reports say

The Guardian

FBI director’s abrupt dismissal has shaken Washington and triggered questions and fears that the US is facing its biggest constitutional crisis since Watergate

FBI chief aimed to expand Russia probe before Trump fired him - source

Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - FBI Director James Comey sought to expand his agency's probe into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election before President Donald Trump fired him on Tuesday, a congressional source said on Wednesday.

Comey sought more resources for Russia probe days before he was fired by President Trump, officials say

Washington Post

A Justice Department spokeswoman denied that there had been a request for more funding or other resources.

Comey Had Asked for More Staff, Money for FBI's Russia Probe

NBC News / Politics

A senior Congressional official with direct knowledge tells NBC News that James Comey briefed Congress in recent days that he had requested more staff and money for the Russia investigation. The revelation sharpens questions about whether…

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