Trump's 'Pants-Wetting Twitter Meltdown' Persuaded Me to Pre-Order Comey's Book, Says 91-Year-Old Ex-Congressman

President Donald Trump’s Twitter meltdown over former FBI chief James Comey may not have had the desired effect—with one former congressman commenting he wasn’t planning on buying the book until he saw Trump’s tweetstorm.

Former Democratic Representative John Dingell suggested in a tweet on Monday that the president’s Twitter antics had piqued his interest in Comey’s book A Higher Loyalty, which is released on April 17.

“Hadn’t planned on buying Comey’s book until I woke up to @ realDonaldTrump’s pants-wetting Twitter meltdown this morning. I’ve now preordered it,” Dingell, who is 91 years old, wrote in a tweet that has already been liked and shared thousands of times.

Over the weekend, the president lashed out at the former FBI chief, whom he dismissed in May 2017, referring to him as a “slimeball” and “slippery James” in a series of  tweets filled with personal insults.

“Unbelievably, James Comey states that Polls, where Crooked Hillary was leading, were a factor in the handling (stupidly) of the Clinton Email probe. In other words, he was making decisions based on the fact that he thought she was going to win, and he wanted a job. Slimeball! ” Trump wrote on Sunday.

“Slippery James Comey, a man who always ends up badly and out of whack (he is not smart!), will go down as the WORST FBI Director in history, by far! ” he added.

Trump made the comments several hours prior to a televised interview with James Comey from ABC’s George Stephanopoulos in a special episode of 20/20, in which the former FBI director discussed his views on the president, among other topics.

In the interview, Comey pulled no punches, commenting that he believed Trump was “morally unfit to be president,” because he “treats women like they’re pieces of meat” and “lies constantly about matters big and small.”

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