book deal with Macmillan's Flatiron Books comes three months
after Comey's firing raised questions about whether Trump tried
to interfere with the Federal Bureau of Investigation's probe
into Russia's alleged meddling with the U.S. presidential
Russia denies any interference, and Trump has denied collusion
with Russia and interfering with the investigation.
The book, which has not yet been given a title, will discuss
"what good, ethical leadership looks like and how it drives
sound decisions," Bob Miller, president of Macmillan's Flatiron
Books, said in a statement on Wednesday.
Flatiron won the rights to the book after an auction and did not
immediately respond to a request for comment.
In addition to reflections on Comey's interactions with Trump
this year, the book will feature anecdotes from his role in
leading an investigation into the use of a private email server
by Democrat Hillary Clinton during her 2016 presidential
Comey's announcement that the FBI was reopening the Clinton
email investigation days before the November election led to
accusations by some Democrats that he was unfairly influencing
the outcome. The FBI eventually closed the probe without taking
(Reporting by Gabriella Borter in New York; Editing by Frank
McGurty and Lisa Shumaker)
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