‘ Trump morally un­fit to be Pres­i­dent’

The Asian Age - - Front Page -

Wash­ing­ton, April 16: Fired former FBI chief James Comey lashed out at Don­ald Trump in an in­ter­view with ABC broad­cast Sun­day, call­ing him “morally un­fit” to be the Pres­i­dent of the United States.

De­scrib­ing him as a se­rial liar who will “stain every­one around him,” Mr Comey said that Mr Trump treats women like “pieces of meat”.

“I don’t buy this stuff about him be­ing men­tally in­com­pe­tent or early stages of de­men­tia. I don’t think he’s med­i­cally un­fit to be Pres­i­dent. I think he’s morally un­fit to be Pres­i­dent. Our Pres­i­dent must em­body re­spect and ad­here to the val­ues that are at the core of this coun­try... This Pres­i­dent is not able to do that,” Mr Comey said in his first tele­vised in­ter­view since be­ing fired in May last year.

Mr Comey’s re­marks are the lat­est salvo in a war of words with Mr Trump, who ex­co­ri­ated the former FBI di­rec­tor on Twit­ter ear­lier in the day, again call­ing him a “slime­ball” and sug­gest­ing he should be jailed.

The wide- rang­ing in­ter­view with ABC News came ahead of Tues­day’s re­lease of Mr Comey’s mem­oir, A Higher Loy­alty: Truth, Lies and Lead­er­ship, in which he de­tails his in­ter­ac­tions with the Repub­li­can Pres­i­dent.

Hours be­fore the in­ter­view aired, the Pres­i­dent went on the of­fen­sive, ac­cus­ing Mr Comey of “many lies”.

Later he tweeted, “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. Dis­grun­tled, he, McCabe, and the oth­ers, com­mit­ted many crimes!”

I don’t buy this stuff about him be­ing men­tally in­com­pe­tent or early stages of de­men­tia. I don't think he's med­i­cally un­fit to be Pres­i­dent. I think he’s morally un­fit to be Pres­i­dent. — James Comey

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! — Don­ald Trump

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