In his first sit-down interview since being fired as FBI director, James Comey didn’t hold back his contempt for President Trump.
In his first sit-down interview since being fired as FBI director, James Comey didn’t hold back his contempt for President Trump.
Prostitutes, impeachment and Putin—nothing was off limits in the one-hour ABC special that comes just days before the release “Higher Loyalty,” Mr. Comey’s tell-all about his time in the Trump administration.
Mr. Comey said Mr. Trump is “a stain” on everyone who comes into contact with him, a man who treats women “like they’re pieces of meat” and “morally unfit to be president.”
“A person who sees moral equivalence in Charlottesville, who talks about and treats women like they’re pieces of meat, who lies constantly about matters big and small and insists the American people believe it, that person’s not fit to be president of the United States, on moral grounds,” Mr. Comey told George Stephanopoulos on “20/20.”
Mr. Comey recounted a tumultuous two years in American politics, from the investigation into Hillary Clinton’s private email server to Mr. Trump’s stunning White House victory and the probe into Russian meddling in the presidential race.
He said the salacious claims in the unverified Steele dossier, which was financed by the Clinton campaign, could be true.
“I honestly never thought these words would come out of my mouth,” he said, “but I don’t know whether the current president of the United States was with prostitutes peeing on each other in Moscow in 2013. It’s possible, but I don’t know.”

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