Comey says it's possible Russians compromised Trump


A copy of former FBI director James Comey's book "A Higher Loyalty" is seen in New York City, New York, U.S. April 13, 2018.

Despite his being a congenital liar, serial philanderer, and a juvenile boor with astonishingly poor judgement, Trump managed to fool a lot of people into believing he was presidential material.

The poll was released ahead of Comey's Sunday night interview with ABC News chief anchor George Stephanopoulos. But he did admit that he thought there was some level of obstruction of justice involved when Trump cleared the Oval Office so he could ask him to drop the FBI's investigation into Michael Flynn.

"I don't buy this stuff about him being mentally incompetent or early stages of dementia", Comey told ABC.

The president said Comey "stupidly" handled a probe into Trump's 2016 election rival Hillary Clinton and how she used a private email server during her time as secretary of state. "I don't know", Comey said in the ABC News interview when asked whether Trump has been "compromised" by the Russians. He also fumed about Mueller, and considered firing the special counsel, along with Attorney General Jeff Sessions, whose recusal from the Russia probe led to Mueller's appointment by Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein.

"So what kind of marriage to what kind of man does your wife think there's only a 99 per cent chance you didn't do that?"

The book was the subject of five of eight tweets sent by the president on Sunday morning.

"I mean, it's certainly some evidence of obstruction of justice", he said.

But when it least some of the media seem to be pouring it on the president right now with the latest cover of Time Magazine showing Trump under 'stormy conditions'. "Maybe it was a contrarian streak or maybe it was something more complicated that explained his constant equivocation and apologies for Vladimir Putin". Donna Brazile is a veteran Democratic Party official and strategist who served as acting chairman of the Democratic National Committee from July 2016 until February 2017.

The former lawyer also compared the President to one of the mafia bosses he once took on, calling his leadership ego driven and about personal loyalty.

In the latter job he was, if anything, too forceful. "It wasn't necessary for my goal, which is to alert him we have this information". His tie was too long as it always is. We aren't the kind of killers that Putin is.' At that remark, Trump stopped talking altogether.

Comey testified before Congress Trump's quest for loyalty made him uncomfortable. When she stepped down last year, Vanity Fair called her "legendary" and "the most feared woman in publishing." 'I think he's morally unfit to be president, ' Comey told Stephanopoulos.

"He then returned to the issue of loyalty, saying again, 'I need loyalty.' I paused, again".

Americans should be united, he said, in the idea that "our president must embody respect and adhere to the values that are at the core of this country".

The "20/20" interview was Comey's first since Trump fired him last May. "It would depend and ― and I'm just a witness in this case, not the investigator or prosecutor ― it would depend upon other things that reflected on his intent". "They were about to lead a country that had been attacked by a foreign adversary, yet they had no questions about what the future Russian threat might be". "No golf and grandkids talk (give us all a break)!" tweeted Trump.