Apr 13, 2018

Trump slams “untruthful slime ball” Comey ahead of book release

James Comey is a proven LEAKER & LIAR. Virtually everyone in Washington thought he should be fired for the terrible job he did-until he was, in fact, fired. He leaked CLASSIFIED information, for which he should be prosecuted. He lied to Congress under OATH. He is a weak and... untruthful slime ball who was, as time has proven, a terrible Director of the FBI. His handling of the Crooked Hillary Clinton case, and the events surrounding it, will go down as one of the worst 'botch jobs' of history. It was my great honor to fire James Comey!"

Backdrop: The tweets come as several juicy excerpts from Comey's forthcoming book, "A Higher Loyalty," out Tuesday, are being leaked to the press — most of which paint the Trump White House as toxic and unethical.

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