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Mike Allen Apr 13
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Exclusive excerpt: Comey felt Trump was sitting "on a throne"

Donald Trump sits at his desk as his staff works around him
Photo: Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images

James Comey has an eye and memory for detail — color, curtains, wood — that infuses "A Higher Loyalty" (out Tuesday) with take-you-there accounts like this vivid take on President Trump and his FBI director in the Oval Office:

"Though this was not the first time I’d seen the new president, it was the first time I had seen him in his new office. He didn’t look comfortable. He was sitting, suit jacket on, close against the famous Reso­lute desk, both forearms on the desk."