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Comey: Trump Morally Unfit To Be President


Former FBI director James Comey has unleashed a scathing attack on President Donald Trump, saying he is "morally unfit to be president" and treats women like "they're pieces of meat."

Comey, who was fired by Trump in May of 2017, made the remarks in a television interview on ABC News on Sunday. A memoir written by Comey is scheduled to release on Tuesday.

"I don't buy this stuff about him being mentally incompetent or early stages of dementia," Comey told ABC's 20/20 program. "I don't think he's medically unfit to be president. I think he's morally unfit to be president," he told ABC's 20/20 program."

The former FBI director also said Trump was "someone for whom truth is not a high value."

In the wide-ranging interview, Comey explained how Trump tried to unduly influence him, talked to him privately about the FBI's investigation into Russian interference in the election and asking for his loyalty during a White House dinner.

Trump hit back on Twitter, accusing Comey and others at FBI of committing "many crimes."

"Comey drafted the Crooked Hillary exoneration long before he talked to her (lied in Congress to Senator G), then based his decisions on her poll numbers," Trump tweeted. "Disgruntled, he, McCabe, and the others, committed many crimes!"

The tweet reflected a continuing of Trump's Twitter attack on Comey, whom he described as "the Worst FBI Director in history."

Pre-orders for Comey's eagerly-awaited book, "A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership," occupied the number one spot on Amazon's bestseller list last month.

The publisher of the memoir, Flatiron Books, says it "shares his never-before-told experiences from some of the highest-stakes situations of his career in the past two decades of American government, exploring what good, ethical leadership looks like, and how it drives sound decisions."

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