Ex-FBI Director Comey: ‘No idea’ what AG Barr meant by spying comment


Former FBI Director James Comey said Thursday he has “no idea” what Mr. Attorney General William P. Barr meant when he said the bureau was spying on the Trump campaign.

“I have no idea what he’s talking about, so it’s hard for me to comment,” Mr. Comey said at a Hewlett Foundation conference.

Mr. Barr’s comments came Wednesday during a Senate Appropriations subcommittee hearing on the Justice Department’s budget. He said spying likely occurred, but wasn’t sure if it was correct or predicated.

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