Melanie Mason

Essential Politics: The explosive news that Comey put it in writing

Essential Politics: The explosive news that Comey put it in writing

There’s a reason you’ve awoken this morning with a bit of a woozy feeling: It’s only been one week since President Trump fired James Comey as director of the FBI.

What a week, folks.

Good morning from the state capital. I’m Sacramento Bureau Chief John Myers, and with the speed of news events right now, there’s no telling what we will be talking about tonight. Or even by lunchtime today.

A key question, it seems, is this: Will the president feel the need to directly address the swirl of allegations himself? Or will his advisors be able to...

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