Donald Trump attacks James Comey’s FBI discourse of ‘lies’

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Mr Trump called Mr Comey a “slippery slimeball” and a “worst FBI executive in history”

US President Donald Trump has pounded former FBI executive James Comey over his “many lies”, suggesting he be jailed over his testimony to Congress.

“Why did he distortion to Congress (jail),” Mr Trump said, adding: “How come he gave adult personal information (jail).”

He also criticised Mr Comey’s stirring memoir, observant a “badly reviewed book” raises “big questions”.

His comments come forward of an ABC News talk with Mr Comey to be aired on Sunday as partial of his book tour.

The book – A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies and Leadership – reportedly paints an unflattering mural of Mr Trump, who dismissed Mr Comey final year.

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According to excerpts of a book performed by US media, Mr Comey writes that interactions with Mr Trump gave him “flashbacks to my progressing career as a prosecutor opposite a Mob. The wordless round of assent. The trainer in finish control. The faithfulness oaths. The us-versus-them worldview”.

In a ABC News talk to be promote in full after on Sunday, Mr Comey discusses his doing of a FBI review into Democratic presidential claimant Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server when she was secretary of state underneath then-President Barack Obama.

He states that his arrogance that Mrs Clinton would win a 2016 presidential choosing was a cause in opening a inquiry.

Mr Trump pronounced this preference was “stupid” in a array of tweets on Sunday in that he referred to Mr Comey as “slippery” and a “slimeball”.

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He also pronounced that a former FBI trainer was “not smart” and “will go down as a misfortune FBI executive in story – by far!”, adding that his book was “self-serving and FAKE!”.

The excerpts from Mr Comey’s discourse have murderous a US president, who insisted that he “never asked Comey for personal loyalty” and a he “hardly even knew this guy”.

Mr Trump’s allies have also mounted an online debate to disprove Mr Comey’s book, with a website that brands a nation’s former tip law coercion central as “Lyin’ Comey”.

However, preview sales of a book have already done a discourse a bestseller on Amazon.

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