The former FBI chief says he was "concerned" by then Attorney General Loretta Lynch's comment.Read more
She appeared to compare Donald Trump to Richard Nixon in a speech at Wellesley College.
Footage emerges of Hillary Clinton rehearsing for a debate with Donald Trump last September.
What started with the president firing the FBI chief ended with alleged leaks to Russian officials.
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Richard Painter was chief White House ethics lawyer in the George W Bush administration, and believes James Comey's dismissal was "a political decision by the president".
He told BBC Radio 4's The World at One that he believed the real reason for the sacking "was because the FBI was in the middle of an investigation" into (alleged) links between the Trump campaign and Russia during the election.
The administration says Mr Comey was fired over his handling of the inquiry into Hillary Clinton's emails.