In Tweets, Trump Fixates On James Comey, Mentions Syria Strikes And Cohen

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US President Donald Trump has hurled a new set of insults at James Comey, challenging accusations the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director makes in a tell-all book that is due for release this week, and insisting that he never pressed Mr Comey to be loyal to him. His interview with ABC is set to air on Sunday.

In an excerpt shown Saturday, Comey said his belief that Clinton would beat Trump in the 2016 presidential election was a factor in his decision to disclose the investigation into her emails. But he says he also thinks he did the ideal thing by going making his own announcement noting that the Justice Department had done in other high profile scenarios.

Comey had acknowledged that his belief that Clinton would be elected president "was a factor" in his decision to reopen the email probe 11 days before the USA election.

In July of 2016, Comey announced that he wasn't recommending charges against Clinton, but stated that Clinton and her aides were "extremely careless" in their handling of classified information.

"As far as I know", he replied. The following of the many lies.

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A combination of file photos show US President Donald Trump in the White House in Washington, DC, US April 9, 2018 and former FBI Director James Comey on Capitol Hill in Washington, US, June 8, 2017.

In his flurry of tweets Sunday, Trump suggested that Comey should be jailed for allegedly leaking classified information and allegedly lying to Congress. There is no indication Comey is under investigation for doing either.

While Comey does not outline the details of the information - and says he didn't see indications of Lynch inappropriately influencing the investigation - he says it anxious him that the material could be used to attack the integrity of the probe and the FBI's independence.

CNN reported Friday that the publisher of Comey's book is printing 850,000 copies because of expected high demand.

It is unclear why Trump thinks reopening the probe into the email server would help Comey get a job with the Clintons.

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Mueller's probe has expanded to include whether Trump obstructed justice by firing Comey. Trump tweeted of a series of memos Comey says he wrote following his meetings with Trump. Trump used the investigation as a cudgel in the campaign and repeatedly said Clinton should be jailed for using a personal email system while serving as secretary of state.

Mr Comey then registers surprise, writing that he thought to himself, "Why his wife would think there was any chance, even a small one, that he had been with prostitutes urinating on each other in a Moscow hotel room".

Trump's morning tweet comes ahead of Comey's interview with ABC to be broadcast in full on Sunday evening.

"My book is about ethical leadership & draws on stories from my life & lessons I learned from others". "I hope folks read the whole thing and find it useful".

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