Former FBI Director James Comey will have his New York State Bar membership challenged by another member of the bar. The reason for the challenge is the leaks of classified memos by Comey to his professor friend. The object of the leaks was President Donald Trump. The goal of the leaks was to cause the Department of Justice to appoint a Special Counsel to investigate President Trump.
Attorney Ty Clevenger has brought the charges against Comey. Clevenger has brought similar charges against attorneys for Hillary Clinton. When you read the thought process as to why he should be debarred, it makes reasonable sense.
As Written and Reported By Teri Webster for The Blaze:
Former FBI Director James Comey is facing a challenge to his New York bar membership for allegedly leaking memos that detail his interactions with President Donald Trump, The Washington Times reports.
Attorney Ty Clevenger wrote the New York lawyers’ disciplinary committee on Friday, saying that if Comey leaked classified information, it should boost the case against him, according to The Washington Times.
Sen. Charles Grassley (R-Iowa) earlier this week revealed that Comey allegedly wrote seven memos about his interactions with Trump. The government believes at least four of the memos may contain classified information. Additionally, Comey is accused of leaking at least four memos to a friend who is a law professor.
Grassley contents that it’s likely at least one of the memos Comey leaked to his friend had classified information.
Clevenger maintains that Comey’s actions go against New York bar rules that prohibit attorneys from “illegal conduct that adversely reflects on the lawyer’s honesty, trustworthiness or fitness as a lawyer,” The Washington Times reported.
Clevenger wrote: “If Mr. Comey deliberately leaked ……
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