"That's not a policy statement". There's some evidence of it, though, he said, citing his surprise dismissal in May 2017 after the president asked him to go easy on an investigation of former national security adviser Michael Flynn.
Separately, the optics of one of the most powerful former law enforcement officials in the country swinging for Trump may also give the President and his supporters more ammunition when they argue that the establishment, or the state, is somehow out to get him. And so the reason I'm talking in terms of morality is, those are the things that matter most to this country. Both explanations stink of political expediency, but more importantly, undermine his own credibility on this subject as he has on several others. "This president is not able to do that".
Mr Comey has a tell-all book, A Higher Loyalty, due out today. But, he acknowledged, "I was operating in a world where Hillary Clinton was going to beat Donald Trump, and so I'm sure that it was a factor". While I'm typing, I can hear my editor's voice ringing in my head: 'Bring the reader with you, show them inside your head.'.
While many of Trump's critics believe that the proper remedy for his perceived transgressions is impeachment, Comey insisted that would just "let the American people off the hook".
As a successor to Rudy Giuliani in the role of USA attorney in the Southern District, Comey would give a little speech to new attorneys in the office about the awesome power they were about to wield: the fact they would rise in court, speak as representatives of the United States, and be believed.
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As a result, the NBA's best post player is a strong candidate to be the defensive player of the year and make an all-NBA team . Olynyk and James Johnson , who closed with 13 points, three rebounds and four assists, were leading the charge.
The significance of the interview lies in how it affects voters who may be wavering about the president and the Republican Party. As the saying goes, fool us once, shame on you.
In his interview, Comey, who was sacked by Trump last May, lambasted the president, calling him "morally unfit" to be president.
In March, the Trump administration expelled 60 Russian diplomats and suspected spies from the United States after Britain accused Russia of attacking a former spy, living in Britain, with a military-grade nerve agent.
The founders of this project established a system of checks and balances that was meant to protect the United States from the monarchical crisis. Framing his choice as between "speak" and "conceal", he argued that if it only came out after the election that the FBI had reopened its investigation into Clinton's emails, that would "destroy the institutions that I love".
On Tuesday he also blasted the commander-in-chief for complaining about last week's Federal Bureau of Investigation raid on the home and office of Michael Cohen, his longtime personal lawyer.
But this power, as it was outlined in the Constitution, and as it was employed by members of the founding generation in the first years of the republic, is not continued if we today imagine that presidents who are unfit, divisive, and risky must be allowed to remain in their positions until some distant date when accountability is finally permitted. "The actions of one person can destroy what it took hundreds of people years to build". The network chose not to air several key moments, such as when Comey ripped former President Barack Obama.