Comey's new book is set to drop next week, and it will likely trigger a huge spin war over its revelations. The New York Daily News pounced on the latter revelation with a front-page headline that read, "Pee Brain".
Instead of facing insistent questions about the "nice and new and 'smart!'" missiles Trump told Russian Federation, over Twitter, to be "ready" to face in Syria, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders got to grandstand a bit by relaying a list of damning criticisms of Comey from a host of Democrats.
In a remarkable look back, Comey says he was deciding "in an environment where Hillary Clinton was sure to be the next president".
"This President is unethical, and untethered to truth and institutional values".
In this relatively short book (due to be published April 17, although NPR obtained an advance copy), Comey presents Trump as a man who never laughs, a man who sizes up other people as assets or targets and - above all - a man who is "without respect for truth".
Asked if he would bring legislation to the floor protecting special counsel Robert Mueller, Mr. Ryan said, "I don't think it's necessary". He recalled noting the size of the president's hands, which has been a notorious sore spot for Trump.
Comey's recent behavior has been equally puerile, with the former head of one of the most powerful agencies on Earth lending credence to a patently absurd conspiracy theory involving Trump and prostitutes.
"Virtually everyone in Washington thought he should be fired for the awful job he did-until he was, in fact, fired", Trump tweeted of Comey.
The president insisted Comey is a "leaker and a liar" and called for him to be prosecuted for leaking "classified" information. "He lied to Congress under OATH". 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.More news: PM Narendra Modi rolls out healthcare and wellness scheme Ayushman Bharat Yojna
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Trump fired Comey last May. Comey's book will be released next Tuesday.
And White House counselor Kellyanne Conway told Fox News that Comey "sounds like a disgruntled ex-employee". "It seems to me like he sounds like a disgruntled ex-employee who after the fact wants to clear his conscience of what bothered him at the time". White House Chief of Staff John Kelly, for example, "said he was sick about my firing and that he meant to quit in protest".
The 6-foot-8 Comey describes Trump as shorter than he expected with a "too long" tie and "bright white half-moons" under his eyes that he suggests came from tanning goggles.
Here Comey adds: "But I don't know".
Trump has denied having asked Comey for his loyalty.
Clinton herself has cited Comey's handling of the email probe as a reason she lost the election. "I'm really looking forward to working with you, ' he said". I don't know. I honestly don't know.
Very soon, the book will be out, and the country will buy it in droves, and decide where Comey's loyalty lies. "It was nearly an out-of-body experience for me", he said. But he says Obama, and top Senate Democrat Chuck Schumer, were both kind to him.
The Republican National Committee helped with the pushback effort against Comey by launching a website and supplying surrogates with talking points that question his credibility. Maybe he will ask for a portion of the royalties!