Saturday, May 20, 2017
Robert Mueller can't investigate Comey's record either, because Comey's his "protégé"
Conflict of interest.
Comey regards his predecessor as a mentor, while Mueller considers Comey his protégé. When Comey was appointed to succeed Mueller as FBI Director, both men appeared together and were effusive in their praise of one another. Their relationship is not merely a casual one. It is precisely the kind of association which ethical rules are designed to guard against.