US President Donald Trump has accused James Comey of committing “many crimes,” in the wake of an explosive interview in which the fired FBI director denounced the president as “morally unfit” for office.
Trump tweeted Monday that Comey drafted an exoneration of his Democratic rival in the 2016 election, Hillary Clinton, “long before he talked to her” in the investigation into her use of a private email server as secretary of state.
“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,” he tweeted. “Disgruntled, he, (former Deputy FBI Director Andrew) McCabe, and the others, committed many crimes!”
The president did not say what he meant by “many crimes” he alleged Comey and McCabe committed.
Last summer, Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley and Senator Lindsey Graham said Comey drafted a statement exonerating former Clinton for…