Trump flails at Comey in litany of distorted, contradictory tweets

Donald Trump Tweets James Comey “Untruthful Slime Ball” In Reax To Pee Tape Talk On 'GMA'

Donald Trump Tweets James Comey “Untruthful Slime Ball” In Reax To Pee Tape Talk On 'GMA'

Comey acknowledged in congressional testimony past year that after he was sacked he helped leak his personal, but unclassified, memos of his conversations with Trump to a reporter.

He compares Trump's insistence on a "silent circle of assent" to the code observed in the Mafia crime family that Comey helped bust as a young prosecutor in New York City.

Former FBI Director James Comey blasts President Donald Trump as unethical and "untethered to truth" in a sharply critical new book.

About 15 minutes later, Trump blasted Comey for leaving many questions unanswered.

Speaking with reporters at the White House, presidential counselor Kellyanne Conway said Comey "seems like a disgruntled ex-employee; after all, he was sacked". "Again, very odd", Comey wrote.

"The President will have his say, either through those of us who do speak on his behalf or on his own", said presidential counselor Kellyanne Conway on Friday.

The allegation in Trump's tweets about Comey leaking classified information appears to be a reference to Comey passing along to a friend a memo about his interactions after Trump fired him.

Comey describes the president's many attempts at explaining away the dossier that alleges that Russians filmed Trump in 2013 interacting with prostitutes in Moscow.

Читайте также: United Kingdom calls for UNSC meeting on OPCW report on Salisbury incident

But Comey wrote in his book he found her position "very unusual", as she did not fully recuse herself.

On the verge of tears, #Comey told Obama, 'Boy, were those words I needed to hear.

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".

During his time as FBI Director, Comey was criticized by Democrats and Republicans alike.

Donald Trump asked James Comey to investigate the allegation that Vladimir Putin possessed a tape of the mogul engaging in erotic, urine-related activities on a hotel bed in Moscow - because he wanted to convince his wife that it wasn't true. While Comey does not outline the details of the information - and says he didn't see indications of Lynch inappropriately influencing the investigation - he says it anxious him that the material could be used to attack the integrity of the probe and the FBI's independence. She also took issue with some of Comey's personal commentary in the book, saying it was "no way to comport oneself after you're trying to prove that you have this quote, 'higher loyalty'". Republicans will say on this basis that if Democrats now seize on Comey's criticism of Trump, it's inconsistent.

"I picked you to be Federal Bureau of Investigation director because of your integrity and your ability", Comey recalls Obama saying. "We will forget about Comey but you will definitely go down as the worst president in history and that, "everyone" will remember", a social media user wrote.

Comey said he and Trump first met at the pre-inauguration intelligence briefing, and Trump asked him one question regarding the investigation into Russian interference: "You found there was no impact on the result, right?"

При любом использовании материалов сайта и дочерних проектов, гиперссылка на обязательна.
«» 2007 - 2018 Copyright.
Автоматизированное извлечение информации сайта запрещено.

Код для вставки в блог

Recommended News

  • Newcastle beats Arsenal, virtually assures Premier League status

    Newcastle beats Arsenal, virtually assures Premier League status

    Ritchie put Newcastle ahead in the 69th minute, with substitute Islam Slimani winning a header that Perez nudged to the Scot. Arsenal had a couple of half chances, with both Aubameyang and Alex Iwobi unable to beat Martin Dubravka in the Toon goal.
    Pep Guardiola supporting Bayern Munich against Real Madrid

    Pep Guardiola supporting Bayern Munich against Real Madrid

    James has been a consistent performer for the recently-crowned Bundesliga champions throughout the season. Kovac will also bring his 44-year-old brother Robert Kovac from Frankfurt as assistant coach.
    President Buhari Holds Meeting With Tinubu In London

    President Buhari Holds Meeting With Tinubu In London

    He commended the organisation for deciding to identify with the country, "when you could have stayed here and be comfortable". We declare our love and support for you.
  • Former First Lady Barbara Bush in failing health: Family spokesman

    Former First Lady Barbara Bush in failing health: Family spokesman

    A family spokesman says former first lady Barbara Bush is in "failing health" and won't seek additional medical treatment. One person wrote: "Barbara Bush was the first First Lady I remember and she was smart, strong and graceful".
    Jets Pound Wild in Whiteout Condition, Take 2-0 Series Lead

    Jets Pound Wild in Whiteout Condition, Take 2-0 Series Lead

    Like other sports, you have to win one in the other team's building. "If you come with speed, they're in trouble". The Jets' plane returned to Winnipeg , so the club will fly to Minneapolis tomorrow morning.
    Ancient Art LP Increased Zillow Group INC (Z) Stake by $14.85 Million

    Ancient Art LP Increased Zillow Group INC (Z) Stake by $14.85 Million

    The institutional investor owned 22,091 shares of the technology company's stock after selling 3,650 shares during the quarter. Virtu Financial LLC bought a new stake in shares of Zillow Group during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $202,000.
  • Encana Corp (ECA) Holding Held by Goldentree Asset Management Lp

    Gam Ag reported 0.02% stake. 229.09 million shares or 9.01% less from 251.79 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. The company has a market cap of $11,341.26, a P/E ratio of 28.14, a P/E/G ratio of 1.62 and a beta of 2.02.
    Mark Hughes slams Marcus Alonso for attempting to break Shane Long's leg

    Mark Hughes slams Marcus Alonso for attempting to break Shane Long's leg

    The Chelsea defender left the Irish striker in a heap on the floor after clamping his studs down into the Southampton man's calf. The official claims not to have seen the challenge and Saints boss Mark Hughes slammed Dean following the game.

    Giroud double keeps Chelsea in Champions League hunt

    If Chelsea are to have any chance of salvaging silverware from this season, they need a striker as imposing as he is deadly. The most important thing is to always play with a great intensity, with a great will to fight from the start until the end.
  • Targa Resources Partners (NGLS) Earning Somewhat Critical News Coverage, Study Shows

    The firm has "Buy" rating by Citigroup given on Tuesday, April 19. (NYSE: TRGP ) has "Hold" rating given by Wells Fargo. Stratos Wealth Ptnrs Limited holds 0% in MarketAxess Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:MKTX) for 124,789 shares. (NASDAQ:MKTX).
    First Alert Weather: Line of strong storms to move in this afternoon

    First Alert Weather: Line of strong storms to move in this afternoon

    The possibility of tornadoes or hail are listed as low, but with the enhanced risk, isolated tornadoes can not be ruled out. Drier weather will return from west to east Sunday midday and afternoon with a little sun, but a cold, gusty wind at times.
    Saudi king denounces 'blatant interference' by Iran in Arab affairs

    Saudi king denounces 'blatant interference' by Iran in Arab affairs

    The Saudi King also presented the kingdom's initiative and willingness to deal with the challenges that the Arab national security is facing.

We are pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news.
Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere in the site or in the newspaper.
Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.