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 ComeyTrump on possible Roger Stone pardon: 'His prayer may be answered' How conservative conspiracy theories are deepening America's political divide Bolton book sells 780,000 copies in first week, set to surpass 1M copies printed MORE and his wife donated to the presidential campaign of Sen. Amy KlobucharAmy KlobucharThe Hill's Coronavirus Report: Fauci says focus should be on pausing reopenings rather than reverting to shutdowns; WHO director pleads for international unity in pandemic response State election officials warn budget cuts could lead to November chaos Biden strikes populist tone in blistering rebuke of Trump, Wall Street 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 BidenDavis: Supreme Court decision is bad news for Trump, good news for Vance Teachers face off against Trump on school reopenings Biden wins Puerto Rico primary MORE enters the race.