Former FBI Director James Comey says the report by special counsel Robert Mueller is “confusing” when it comes to obstruction of justice by US President Donald Trump.
“The part that’s confusing is, I can’t quite understand what’s going on with the obstruction stuff,” Comey said to an audience at Belk Theatre on Tuesday.
The director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation who was fired by Trump added that “I have great faith in Bob Mueller, but I just can’t tell from the letter why didn’t he decide these questions when the entire rationale for a special counsel is to make sure the politicals aren’t making the key charging decisions.”
The comments came after the so-called Russia probe concluded that there was no collusion between the Trump campaign and the Kremlin.
“The notion that obstruction cases are somehow undermined by the absence of proof of an underlying crime, that is not my experience in 40 years of doing this nor is it the…