Was this book necessary? Hillary Clinton’s anguished, angry memoir of her presidential campaign, “What Happened,” will be unveiled this week, complete with television appearances and a 15-city lecture tour.
The abrupt announcement came shortly after the FBI corrected information Comey had given to Senate investigators last week when he overstated the number of emails Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin had sent to her husband’s laptop.
President Trump’s decision on Tuesday to fire James B. Comey, the F.B.I. director who had been leading an investigation into possible ties between his campaign and Russia, came in a bombshell announcement that left Washington reeling. But it had been a long time coming.