Trump lashes out at Comey after explosive interview

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Trump lashes out at Comey after explosive interview

He 'committed many crimes!' Trump writes on Twitter the morning after the former FBI director said Trump was 'morally unfit' for office

Donald Trump lashed out at James Comey on Monday again following an explosive TV interview in which the former FBI director labeled the president 'morally unfit' for office.

'Comey drafted the Crooked Hillary exoneration long before he talked to her (lied in Congress to Senator G), then based his decisions on her poll numbers,' Trump wrote on Twitter. 'Disgruntled, he, McCabe, and the others, committed many crimes!'

Trump's tweet came the morning after Comey gave his first televised interview since he was unceremoniously fired last May while overseeing the FBI's investigation into Russian interference in the US election. In a lengthy sit-down with ABC's George Stephanopoulos to discuss his new book, A Higher Loyalty, Comey offered his sharpest rebuke yet of Trump's presidency and labeled his former boss a 'stain' on those who worked for him.

'A person who sees moral equivalence in Charlottesville, who talks about and treats women like they're pieces of meat, who lies constantly about matters big and small and insists the American people believe it, that person's not fit to be president of the United States, on moral grounds,' Comey said.

He later added that Trump may have committed obstruction of justice by repeatedly pressing him to drop his inquiry into the former national security adviser Michael Flynn.

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Posted By: theguardian.com

Date Posted: Mon, 16 Apr 2018, 04:38 pm

Tags: James Comey

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