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James Cargas Applauds Comey’s Testimony Under Oath, But Many Questions Remain Unanswered

Yesterday, the American public got a small piece of its freedom back when former FBI Director James Comey, under oath in front of the Senate Intelligence Committee, shed light on the FBI’s investigation of Russian interference with our recent elections and possible Russian collusion with members of the Trump-Pence Transition Team and White House.

Here’s what we learned:

  •  Comey refused to deny that the President himself colluded with Russia during the 2016 campaign, saying, “That’s a question I don’t think I should answer in an opening setting.”
  • Comey rejected Trump’s claim that Russian meddling in the 2016 election was fake news. He said today, “The Russians interfered in our election during the 2016 cycle…There is no fuzz on that. It is a high confidence judgment of the entire intelligence community and the members of this committee have seen the intelligence. It’s not a close call. That happened. That’s about as unfake as you can possibly get.

Yesterday was a good day for transparency and truth in our democracy. But, it’s also clear there is much we still do not know.

 

Patriotism isn’t about right or left; it’s about right or wrong.

Comey, originally a Bush appointee, put his sense of honor and duty to the United States on full display during his testimony this morning. Kudos also to the Senate Intelligence Committee for taking this first step.  Now, let’s see the House and John Culberson also put our country before their divisive party politics.

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James


Patriotism means to stand by the country. It does not mean to stand by the president or any other public official, save exactly to the degree in which he himself stands by the country.”
– President Theodore Roosevelt, May 1918

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