More from the hearing this morning with former deputy attorney general James Comey. Comey served to provide a stark contrast with the current leadership in the department. Here's
Comey responding to Kyle Sampson's emphasis on "loyalty" in U.S. attorneys.Here
he is describing how he'd fired two U.S. attorneys while he'd been there -- what that process was and the reasons why.Here
, just for chuckles, is the ranking Republican on the committee, Rep. Chris Cannon (R-UT), claiming that the Justice Department had a "thoughtful, competent process" for firing the eight U.S. attorneys.Update
: And here
is an email from Comey to one of the fired U.S. attorneys explaining why he felt compelled to speak out about the firings. "I will not sit by and watch good people smeared."