Former FBI director James Comey said President Donald Trump was a "shrunken, withered figure" in an opinion piece published Monday by The Washington Post.
The conservative attorney's remarks came in response to House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy's assertion that the FBI investigation of Trump's campaign was a "modern-day Watergate."
The simple fact is the former Trump campaign adviser would never make it through the vetting process.
Former FBI Director James Comey conceded he was "overconfident" in his defense of the FBI's use of the FISA court to investigate members of the Trump campaign for Russian interference in the 2016 election.
Trump claimed the conservative cable network is "trying sooo hard to be politically correct" by interviewing former FBI director James Comey and Adam Schiff, the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee.
Republicans are hopeful, and Democrats fearful, of what the inspector general will say about the decision to surveil a U.S. citizen linked to Trump's presidential campaign
William Barr is "the president's hand – not the representative of the American people," Representative Adam Schiff warned.
Comey joked that he'll move to New Zealand should President Donald Trump win reelection in 2020, talking at length Saturday about how diversity and the American people's integrity will outlast any one administration.
The former head of the FBI has been vocal in his criticism of Trump. His tweet follows the president's use of the racially-charged term to describe impeachment proceedings.
The controversial Canadian psychologist checked himself into a rehabilitation facility in New York last month after he started taking the drug Clonazepam.
The drama between the president and former FBI director is coming to CBS.
Comey, who was fired by the president in May 2017, tweeted the message from the founding father's 1796 farewell address.
"A lot of his supporters would think some sort of coup had taken place," Comey said of Trump hypothetically being impeached.
Huckabee Sanders said Comey should feel "lucky he's not already in prison" and she has "total confidence" in AG William Barr to bring charges against the former FBI director.
"Americans are in harm's way and the president is laser-focused on ... covering up a small mistake he made," the former FBI director wrote.
The DOJ's internal watchdog concluded that the former FBI director "violated department and FBI policies" in leaking unclassified memos that detailed his conversations with the president to the press.
Top FBI officials used the words "surprised," "stunned," "shocked" and "disappointment" to describe Comey's external release of an unclassified memo.
"His wife I think is fantastic and I'm thinking about commuting his sentence very strongly. I think it's enough, seven years," Trump told reporters of Blagojevich.
Longtime Trump confidante Roger Stone posted a message calling for former CIA Director John Brennan to be "hung for treason" Saturday night.
"Mueller, I'd imagine, at the behest of the left gives them what they need to jumpstart the calls for impeachment," Jeanine Pirro said. "You either indict or you don't… every prosecutor knows if you don't indict someone, you stop there."
Kellyanne Conway ridiculed former FBI Director James Comey as a "liar and a leaker" once again on Fox News on Wednesday.
President Donald Trump is a liar and his rhetoric is damaging America's institutions, former FBI Director James Comey wrote in a new op-ed for The Washington Post.
Fox News host Jeanine Pirro used her Saturday evening show to rail against the "Deep State" and what she claims is a massive federal government conspiracy against President Donald Trump.
"It seems that individuals in the Justice Department at the highest levels who seem to state the facts and the law as they exist seem to not do well," said former Deputy Assistant Attorney General Elliot Williams.
"Accomplished people lacking inner strength can't resist the compromises necessary to survive Mr. Trump," Comey wrote.
This war of words all stems from CNN political analyst April Ryan use of an execution metaphor to discuss firings in the White House's press office.
"Sanders told this Office [of the special counsel] that her reference to hearing from 'countless members of the FBI' was a 'slip of the tongue,'" investigators wrote in the Mueller report.
Donald Trump has frequently attempted to deride Robert Mueller using false information.