James Comey Quotes: Best Quotes & Most-Famous Sayings

Who’s James Comey? You must have been living under some type of rock this past month. Former FBI Director James Comey is set to testify today in front of the Senate Intelligence Committee. He was fired by Donald Trump last month, and the politicians who are most outraged are the same people who wanted him to resign several months ago.
The Senate Intelligence Committee already released Comey’s opening statement to the public. But before we get to the bottom of this supposed Russia business, let’s look at Comey’s most famous quotes…

James Comey Quotes: Best Quotes & Most-Famous Sayings

“Although we did not find clear evidence that Secretary Clinton or her colleagues intended to violate laws governing the handling of classified information, there is evidence that they were extremely careless in their handling of very sensitive, highly classified information.”

“Not all of the Islamic State killers are going to die on the battlefield.”

“At some point, there is going to be a terrorist diaspora out of Syria like we’ve never seen before.”

“Folks are wandering around that proverbial parking lot of the Internet all day long, without giving it a thought to whose attachments they’re opening, what sites they’re visiting. And that makes it easy for the bad guys.”

“When I worked as a prosecutor in Richmond, Virginia in the 1990s, that city, like so much of America, was experiencing horrific levels of violent crime. But to describe it that way obscures an important truth: for the most part, white people weren’t dying; black people were dying. Most white people could drive around the problem.”

“America isn’t easy. America takes work.”

“I have trouble applying the ‘whistle-blower’ label to someone who just disagrees with the way our country is structured and operates.”

“I think that citizens should be skeptical of government power. But I fear it’s bled over to cynicism. It is something that is getting in the way of reasoned discussion, and I’m very concerned about how to change that trend of cynicism.”

“I see the government operating the way the founders intended.”

“We all, white and black, carry various biases around with us.”

“Folks who think organized crime is a thing of the past are kidding themselves.”

We investigate in secret so that we don’t smear innocent people.”

“We’ve created great progress coordinating better as a government.”

“I’m a big fan of the rule of law.”

“Martha Stewart is being prosecuted not for who she is but what she did.”

“We don’t want to put people in jail unless we prove that they knew they were doing something they shouldn’t do.”

Highlights From James Comey's Opening Statement To The Senate Intelligence Committee
Highlights From James Comey's Opening Statement To The Senate Intelligence Committee
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