"It was my great honor to fire James Comey!".
Among other things, the book claims President Trump is "unethical" and "untethered to truth and institutional values". He wanted Comey to consider "letting this go" after Trump's first national security adviser, Michael Flynn, was forced to resign after misrepresenting to Vice President Pence conversations he'd had during the presidential transition with Russia's ambassador.
Comey recommended no criminal charges to the Justice Department in the Clinton email probe, instead reprimanding the former Secretary of State as "extremely careless".
Comey writes that he explained that the issue was not whether the Federal Bureau of Investigation believed the allegations but that it thought it was important that Trump knew about them, especially since the press was about to report on it.
Comey acknowledged in congressional testimony previous year that after he was sacked he helped leak his personal, but unclassified, memos of his conversations with Trump to a reporter. "He lied to Congress under OATH", Trump tweeted. He is a weak and. Because I was operating in a world where Hillary Clinton was going to beat Donald Trump.
On April 11 - the last time the two men spoke before Comey was sacked on May 9 - Trump called Comey to make sure they were going to "get out" that Trump was not under investigation.
Ryan also told Todd that he doesn't feel it is necessary for Congress to pass a bill to protect Special Counsel Robert Mueller, stating that he doesn't think the president will fire Mueller.
Former FBI director James Comey told associates Donald Trump was "outside the realm of normal" and "crazy".
Trump was accused of being involved with Russian prostitutes, having them urinate on each other on a bed.
I wanted a woman president really badly and I supported Hillary Clinton' she told ABC's George Stephanopoulos in the piece about her husband
Trump's tweet storm comes ahead of a highly anticipated interview with Comey on ABC News to be broadcast on Sunday night. "I don't really know the guy. It's possible, but I don't know", Comey told ABC's George Stephanopoulos.
According to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll, Comey is seen as more believable than Trump, by a margin of 48%-32%. Hillary Clinton's campaign and the Democratic National Committee helped fund the research.
'What I found telling was what Trump and his team didn't ask.
Some of the early news coverage of Comey's memoir has made a mockery of Trump, including the cover of Friday's Daily News in NY.
Trump called Comey a "slimeball" again and suggested he go to jail.
U.S. President Donald Trump's denunciation of former FBI Director James Comey as a "slime ball" on Friday triggered a jump of 60,000 percent in look-ups for the word on the website of dictionary publisher Merriam-Webster's. If they were doing that, they'd say something like, "Comey was right when he criticized Clinton, but he's wrong about Trump".