WASHINGTON — President Trump resumed his assaults Monday on James B. Comey, the previous F.B.I. director, and mentioned that Mr. Comey, his former deputy and others “committed many crimes!”
The president — in his first Twitter submit because the airing of Mr. Comey’s first public interview about his months serving within the Trump administration — didn’t specify which crimes he believed Mr. Comey and others dedicated.
In his tweet, Mr. Trump talked about the previous deputy F.B.I. director Andrew G. McCabe, whom Mr. Trump fired simply earlier than Mr. McCabe was eligible for his pension after 21 years on the bureau.
And the president referenced Mr. Comey’s dealing with of the investigation into Hillary Clinton’s use of a non-public electronic mail server whereas she was secretary of state. Mrs. Clinton, partially, blames Mr. Comey’s dealing with of the e-mail case for her not successful the presidency.
In his Monday morning tweet, Mr. Trump accused Mr. Comey and Mr. McCabe of committing “many crimes.” It was posted only a few hours earlier than the president’s private lawyer, Michael D. Cohen, was to look earlier than a federal decide in New York associated to an ongoing investigation into doable financial institution fraud.
In his five-hour interview with ABC’s chief anchor, George Stephanopoulos, on this system “20/20,” Mr. Comey mentioned the president “treats women like they’re pieces of meat,” and “lies constantly about matters big and small.”
Mr. Trump has mentioned repeatedly that Mr. Comey is a liar.
On Sunday, hours earlier than the airing of Mr. Comey’s interview, Mr. Trump tweeted that Mr. Comey disclosed labeled info and lied to Congress. Mr. Trump additionally mentioned Mr. Comey was not good and the “WORST FBI Director in history, by far!”