Trump again calls Comey a 'slimeball' ahead of book release


Mr Trump said on Twitter early Sunday (Apr 15), one of five Comey-related tweets of the morning. But it will furnish mountains of ammunition for combatants on all sides.

"This president is unethical, and untethered to truth and institutional values", Comey writes, according to a New York Times review of A Higher Loyalty.

When asked if Comey is a man of integrity Ryan said, "As far as I know".

On a grammatical note, the publisher said, "Although Trump rendered the word as an open compound (slime ball) in his tweet, the traditional form is as a closed compound (slimeball)". "He said he didn't want to work for dishonorable people who would treat someone like me in such a manner". At first, it seemed enough.

As for "lewd dossier allegations" the Post alludes to in its headline?

One week after the inauguration, Trump reportedly invited Comey to have dinner with him in the Green Room.

Comey finally broke the silence on the salacious allegations from a dossier which stated that Russian authorities recorded US President Donald Trump watching prostitutes urinate in a hotel suite in Moscow in 2013.

Comey writes that Trump and his advisers did not ask about whether there was any future threat of Russian interference and only seemed to focus on "how they could spin what we'd just told them".

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"His leadership is transactional, ego-driven and about personal loyalty". 'Before I finished, Trump interrupted sharply with a dismissive tone. On Fox News this week, lawyer and Fox News contributor Joseph diGenova referred to Comey as "the dirtiest cop in America."

Former FBI director James Comey's memoir, A Higher Loyalty, is to be released next week. He maintains an air of rather self-conscious rectitude throughout, while finding much to disapprove of in the world around him.

They are certainly better written than Comey's certain bestseller, if excerpts like these are any indication: "His face appeared slightly orange with bright white half-moons under his eyes where I assumed he placed small tanning goggles, and impressively coifed, bright blond hair, which upon close inspection looked to be all his".

In fact, lawmakers from both parties criticized Comey's dismissal. This includes the Republican National Committee, which ran ads featuring footage of Comey's presser. 6 tweets on Comey just this morning. "I hope you can let this go".

Press secretary Sarah Sanders stood at the White House podium Friday and called Comey "a liar and a leaker" whose loyalty is "only to himself", adding that Comey will "be forever known as a disgraced partisan hack". Democrats, on the other hand, have accused Comey of politicizing the investigation. That was likely because John Brennan, who was Central Intelligence Agency director under former President Barack Obama, used it in a reply to Trump's tweet. In 2013, Obama would tap Comey to be Mueller's successor at the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

The U.S. leader also revisited a June 2016 incident, when Clinton's husband, former President Bill Clinton, met privately with then-attorney general Loretta Lynch on an airport tarmac at a time when Lynch was overseeing the FBI's email investigation involving Hillary Clinton in which Hillary Clinton was weeks later cleared of criminal wrongdoing.

Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe was sacked last month, days before his retirement, following an internal review that accused him of being untruthful about his role in the leaking of damaging information on the Clinton email investigation. He thought he needed to do it to prevent any cloud over Clinton's widely expected victory on Election Day. I don't know him very well.

Comey's firing in May led to the appointment of Robert Mueller as special counsel in charge of investigating possible links between Trump's campaign and Russians who sought to influence the 2016 election with email hacks and fake news. Now he's going to cite it to delegitimize Comey's criticism of his own conduct in trying to obstruct and derail the investigation into his and his cronies' conduct, a good deal of which is a matter of public record at this point.