They are among the most storied memos in recent Washington history.
Under pressure from Republicans, the Justice Department on Thursday sent Congress the seven memos, spanning 15 pages, that then-FBI Director James B. Comey wrote over four months early last year about his interactions with President Trump. The memos, which quickly leaked to reporters, closely track Comey’s congressional testimony, interviews and his new book, “A Higher Loyalty.” They also offer colorful new details about a president fixated on jailing leakers and in disproving salacious allegations against him.
What are the memos, and why did Comey write them?
Comey started writing the...