James Comey, wife donated $5,400 to Klobuchar's presidential campaign

James Comey, wife donated $5,400 to Klobuchar's presidential campaign
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Former FBI Director James ComeyJames Brien Comey3 real problems Republicans need to address to win in 2020 Barr predicts progressive prosecutors will lead to 'more crime, more victims' James Comey shows our criminal justice system works as intended MORE and his wife donated to the presidential campaign of Sen. Amy KlobucharAmy Jean KlobucharCastro qualifies for next Democratic primary debates Eight Democratic presidential hopefuls to appear in CNN climate town hall Biden, Buttigieg bypassing Democratic delegate meeting: report MORE (D-Minn.), according to recently released Federal Election Commission filings.

Comey donated $2,700 to Klobuchar's campaign, and his wife made two separate contributions — $1,000 and $1,700 — during the first quarter of 2019. Individuals can contribute a maximum of $2,800 during the primaries.

Their donations were first reported by Rolling Stone.

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Other high-profile donors to Klobuchar's campaign include Minnesota Vikings owner Zygi Wilf, Twenty-First Century Fox CEO Dana Walden and Zynga founder Mark Pincus.

Klobuchar and Comey were in the same law school class at the University of Chicago. Comey once told Vogue that Klobuchar was "annoyingly smart."

Klobuchar is one of 20 presidential candidates vying for the 2020 Democratic nomination. That number is expected to grow to 21 on Thursday, when former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenHarry Reid: 'Decriminalizing border crossings is not something that should be at the top of the list' Warren offers plan to repeal 1994 crime law authored by Biden Panel: Jill Biden's campaign message MORE enters the race.