Summer Concepcion

Summer Concepcion is the front page editor of Talking Points Memo based in New York City. Previously, she covered the 2016 presidential election for Fusion and worked as a researcher at The Investigative Fund of The Nation Institute. She's an LA native and former Chicago transplant. Reach her at

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Former FBI Director James Comey urged Attorney General Bill Barr to “stop sliming” the Department of Justice in a tweet Friday night.

Comey’s tweet comes on the heels of Barr leaning hard into President Trump’s tweeted screams to “investigate the investigators” — along with other repeated numerous talking points used by conservative ideologues — who he believes launched the Russia probe to undermine his candidacy.

Comey also had choice words for Trump’s Friday morning rant that his campaign was “conclusively spied on,” which he equated to “TREASON.”

This isn’t the first time Comey has knocked Barr and Trump’s “spying” claim. Last month Comey said it was “concerning” for Barr to suggest that “spying” on Trump’s campaign may have occurred at the outset of the Russia probe.

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