James Comey Gives A ‘Strange Answer’ When Asked If Donald Trump Should Be Impeached

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James Comey Gives A ‘Strange Answer’ When Asked If Donald Trump Should Be Impeached

‘I’ll give you a strange answer,’ Comey said when’George Stephanopoulos’asked about the issue in an interview that aired on Sunday night.’I hope not because I think impeaching and removing Donald Trump from office would let the American people off the hook and have something happen indirectly that I believe they’re duty bound to do directly.’

‘We’ll fight about guns. We’ll fight about taxes. We’ll fight about all those other things down the road. But you cannot have, as president of the United States, someone who does not reflect the values that I believe Republicans treasure and Democrats treasure and Independents treasure. That is the core of this country. That’s our foundation. And so impeachment, in a way, would short circuit that.’

Comey also said he wanted special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia to continue.’

‘…As a citizen, I think we owe it to each other to get off the couch and think about what unites us,’ he said.

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James Comey: ‘Donald Trump is morally unfit to be president and treats women like pieces of meat’

Donald Trump may have obstructed justice and is ‘morally unfit to be president’, according to James Comey, the former FBI director.’

In his first interview since being fired by Mr Trump, Mr Comey said it was possible the Russians have compromising material on the US president.’

Mr Comey portrayed Mr Trump as a serial liar who treats women like ‘meat’ and acts like a mafia boss by demanding loyalty from those around him.’

However Mr Comey fell short of calling for impeachment, saying that such a move would let the American people ‘off the hook’. Instead he urged them to get out and vote.

Mr Comey was speaking to ABC News to plug his new book, A Higher Loyalty, which paints an excoriating picture of the president he served under for four months.’

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  • Date: 2018-04-16 03:04
  • Author: Ben Riley-Smith
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James Comey’s Interview on ABC’s ’20/20′: Annotated Excerpts

ABC News aired an hourlong interview on Sunday with James B. Comey, the F.B.I. director fired by President Trump last year. George Stephanopoulos, ABC’s chief anchor, interviewed Mr. Comey, who is promoting his new book, ‘A Higher Loyalty,’ for five hours in all. ABC published a complete transcript of their conversation. Here are highlights and analysis from that transcript.

I don’t buy this stuff about him being mentally incompetent or early stages of dementia. He strikes me as a person of above average intelligence who’s tracking conversations and knows what’s going on. I don’t think he’s medically unfit to be president. I think he’s morally unfit to be president.

There’s something more important than that that should unite all of us, and that is our president must embody respect and adhere to the values that are at the core of this country. The most important being truth. This president is not able to do that. He is morally unfit to be president.

During much of the interview, Mr. Comey seems disciplined and almost dispassionate. But at the end, he lets loose in a remarkable way. It is hard to think of a time that such a senior official of the government has gone on to so directly question the moral fitness of the sitting president. He said that he hoped Mr. Trump would be held accountable for his lies, but that impeachment would be a cop-out for a public that should also be held accountable for electing Mr. Trump in the first place.

COMEY: Very strange. And I don’t do it lightly. I ‘ and I’m not trying to, by the way, suggest that President Trump is out breaking legs and ‘ you know, shaking down shopkeepers. But instead, what I’m talking about is that leadership culture constantly comes back to me when I think about my experience with the Trump administration. The ‘ the loyalty oaths, the boss as the dominant center of everything, it’s all about how do you serve the boss, what’s in the boss’s interests. It’s the family, the family, the family, the family. That’s why it reminds me so much and not, ‘So what’s the right thing for the country and what are the values of the institutions that we’re dealing with?’

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No, Mr.Comey, this KeKistocracy is not ‘collapsing’. It is as mighty as a brick wall.
GORKA: .@Comey truly effectivily is a pathetic human being. Who with his baseless allegations is strengthening the efficacy of a Russian disinformation operation. All following this, because of his all too fragile ego and desire to work for Hillary. Your Mr. Comey disgust all decent Americans.
American Thinker: Speaking of ‘mob boss,’ Mr. Comey…
With Comey Interview, It’s All-Out War Against Trump!!!
Dad sent me this "comment" about Comey/Mueller and additionaly the Russia Probe. Want to know if the claims are true or how to research it.
Comey Admits He May Not Have Reopened Hillary Probe If He Thought She Could Lose….. Hey, wait a second!!!!
In actually the third world and mafia, only family are trusted as agents to circumvent laws take bribes on other members behalf… Have you heard of Peter Comey?
As per an editorial going in NYT today saying "The Law Is Coming,Mr. Trump",our illegitimate president should listen to the song,"Bad Boy,Bad Boy,what’re you gonna do when they come for you ?"
Our Dem members must be aware apparently that Trump might prolong this Syrian war just to save his skin from the ‘obstruction of justice’ charge which Mr. Mueller is about to use to nail him. Trump made the decision to attack Syria after his talk with his lawyer Mr. Cohen who’s about to be jailed.
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ABC has allowed former Clinton communications director George Stephanopoulos to interview James Comey under the guise of "non-biased reporting". Absolute joke. NYT, 1993: "Hillary probably gets the most time when he’s asleep, George when he’s awake," Mr. Carville says.
Trust the plan. What is the plan? LISTEN. Well, how did Trump know dirty cop Comey would be more famous than Mr T, AT THAT TIME? The plan had been planned rather for years, no doubt!
Friday the 13th Midday MAGAthread – Slimeball Edition!
Currently, jobless claims are at a 45 year low but whether you would think the country was on fire if you listened to what the liberals spew out on a daily basis.
Just like when Hillary released her "What Happened" book,
James Comey is probably 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 surely my great honor to fire James Comey!
Is Comey a White Hat? I "re-read the crumbs" and didn’t see anything specifically negative…(Theory)

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