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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.
Ex-FBI chief James Comey 'requested more funds for Russia probe' just days before being sacked by Donald Trump
FBI director’s abrupt dismissal has shaken Washington and triggered questions and fears that the US is facing its biggest constitutional crisis since Watergate
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
A Justice Department spokeswoman denied that there had been a request for more funding or other resources.
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…