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A higher loyalty : truth, lies, and leadership / James Comey.

By: Comey, James B., Jr, 1960-.
Publisher: London : Macmillan, [2018]Description: xii, 290 pages ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9781529000825.Other title: Truth, lies, and leadership | Truth, lies, & leadership.Subject(s): Trump, Donald, 1946- | Bush, George W. (George Walker), 1946- | Comey, James B., Jr., 1960- | United States. Department of Justice -- Officials and employees -- Biography | United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation -- Officials and employees -- Biography | United States. Department of Justice | United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation | United States Federal Bureau of Investigation -- Officials and employees -- Biography | Presidents -- United States -- Election -- 2016 | Political ethics | War on Terrorism, 2001-2009 -- Personal narratives | Leadership | Leadership | Leadership | United States -- Politics and government -- 2001-2009 | United States -- Politics and government -- 2009-2017 | United States -- Politics and government -- 2017- | United States -- Politics and government -- 2009-2017DDC classification: 920
Contents:
Introduction -- The life -- This thing of ours -- The bully -- Meaning -- The easy lie -- On the tracks -- Confirmation bias -- In Hoover's shadow -- The Washington listen -- Roadkill -- Speak or conceal -- Trump Tower -- Tests of loyalty -- The cloud -- Epilogue.
Summary: Former FBI director James Comey shares his experiences from his two decades in government, exploring what good, ethical leadership looks like, and how it drives sound decisions. His journey provides an entry into the corridors of power and a lesson in what makes an effective leader. Mr. Comey served as director of the FBI from 2013 to 2017, appointed to the post by President Barack Obama. He previously served as U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York and as the U.S. Deputy Attorney General in the administration of President George W. Bush. From prosecuting the Mafia and Martha Stewart to helping change the Bush administration's policies on torture and electronic surveillance, overseeing the Hillary Clinton e-mail investigation as well as ties between the Trump campaign and Russia, Comey has been involved in some of the most consequential cases and policies of recent history.
List(s) this item appears in: New Acquisitions Nov.-Dec. 2018
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"April 2018"--Title page verso.

Includes index.

Introduction -- The life -- This thing of ours -- The bully -- Meaning -- The easy lie -- On the tracks -- Confirmation bias -- In Hoover's shadow -- The Washington listen -- Roadkill -- Speak or conceal -- Trump Tower -- Tests of loyalty -- The cloud -- Epilogue.

Former FBI director James Comey shares his experiences from his two decades in government, exploring what good, ethical leadership looks like, and how it drives sound decisions. His journey provides an entry into the corridors of power and a lesson in what makes an effective leader. Mr. Comey served as director of the FBI from 2013 to 2017, appointed to the post by President Barack Obama. He previously served as U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York and as the U.S. Deputy Attorney General in the administration of President George W. Bush. From prosecuting the Mafia and Martha Stewart to helping change the Bush administration's policies on torture and electronic surveillance, overseeing the Hillary Clinton e-mail investigation as well as ties between the Trump campaign and Russia, Comey has been involved in some of the most consequential cases and policies of recent history.

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