Miniseries The Comey Rule takes on controversial US politics

Jeff Daniels in The Comey Rule, based on Mr Comey's bestselling 2018 memoir, A Higher Loyalty.
Jeff Daniels in The Comey Rule, based on Mr Comey's bestselling 2018 memoir, A Higher Loyalty.PHOTO: CBS TELEVISION STUDIOS/SHOWTIME

LOS ANGELES - As the American presidential election looms on Nov 3, the miniseries The Comey Rule explores one of the most controversial issues of the last election and its aftermath: the role of former Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) chief James Comey and his dealings with United States President Donald Trump.

Actor Jeff Daniels, who plays Mr Comey in the two-part drama available now on Fox+, and on FX from Oct 30 to Nov 4 at 11pm nightly, says he now believes Comey's much-criticised actions leading up to the 2016 vote were justified.

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