Former Director said Thursday he doesn’t know “what the heck” Attorney General was “talking about” when Barr said he believed the Justice Department in 2016.
“I really don’t know what he’s talking about when he talks about spying on the campaign,” Comey said in response to a question at the Hewlett Foundation’s Verify Conference in San Francisco, where Comey was a speaker. (See the clip above.)
“It’s concerning because the FBI and the Department of Justice conduct court-ordered electronic surveillance. I have never thought of that as spying.” Has the attorney general “come to the belief that that should be called spying?” Comey said. “Wow. That’s going to inside the Department of Justice.”
Comey also said he was