- As deputy attorney general, Comey had a late-night standoff in his boss John Ashcroft's hospital room with Bush officials
- Comey said the FBI would not recommend prosecuting Hillary Clinton for mishandling classified information
- About a week before the election, he notified Congress that the FBI was again looking at Clinton's emails
- Comey confirmed Monday that during the election the FBI began investigating possible ties between Russia and the Trump campaign
Washington (CNN)The first time that James Comey ever delivered bombshell testimony on Capitol Hill, it was about how he stood up to the White House, refusing to let it carry on with warrantless wiretapping through the National Security Agency.