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Trump irate over Comey tell-all memoir

by Leigh Jones
Posted 4/13/18, 11:31 am

President Donald Trump took to Twitter this morning to blast James Comey over a new book offering sometimes salacious details of the former FBI director’s time serving in the Trump administration. “It was my great honor to fire James Comey!” the president tweeted, calling him an “untruthful slime ball.” In the book, A Higher Loyalty, set for release next week, Comey describes Trump as a political mob boss whose attitude toward running the country is “ego driven and about personal loyalty.” Comey’s book expands on comments he made during his public congressional testimony after Trump fired him, but in its pages he drops any reserve he might have had about making the dispute personal. Comey describes the president as shorter than expected, criticizing the length of his ties and the “bright white half-moons” under his eyes, which Comey attributes to indoor tanning goggles. He also made snide comments about the size of Trump’s hands, a reference to the president’s own comments during the presidential campaign. White House counselor Kellyanne Conway dismissed Comey’s book as taking “unnecessary, immature pot shots.”

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Leigh Jones

Leigh lives in Houston with her husband and daughter. She is the news editor for The World and Everything in It and reports on education for WORLD Digital.

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  • OldMike
    Posted: Fri, 04/13/2018 02:36 pm

    The length of his TIES?  The size of his hands?  Is there NO END to Mr. Trump’s terrible deficiencies?  Terrible!  Just terrible I tell you!

  • news2me
    Posted: Fri, 04/13/2018 06:02 pm

    Too bad Comey can't tell the truth about any Democrats that he served under. The FBI is worthless and he helped give them a very bad name. I guess after you watch what DC gets away with all these years, why not carve a piece for yourself? Who is going to arrest you? The DC country club? The DOJ? 

  • Laura W
    Posted: Sat, 04/14/2018 04:33 am

    “Unnecessary, immature pot shots”, huh? Takes one to know one, I suppose.

  • MamaC
    Posted: Sat, 04/14/2018 04:14 pm

    My thoughts exactly!

  • My Two Cents
    Posted: Sun, 04/15/2018 06:16 pm

    Now, kids. It doesn't matter who started it. It just matters who ends it.

    Could we please hire some adults?

  • OldMike
    Posted: Mon, 04/16/2018 04:10 pm

    You know, don’t you, there’s a political theory that a democracy gets the leaders they deserve. Which, if it’s true, doesn’t say anything really good about us.