In a veiled denunciation of US President Donald Trump whose first year in office was embroiled in controversies, former FBI Director James Comey has said he hopes the United States will have more “ethical leadership” in 2018.
“Here’s hoping 2018 brings more ethical leadership, focused on the truth and lasting values,” Comey tweeted.
“Happy New Year, everybody,” he added.
Here’s hoping 2018 brings more ethical leadership, focused on the truth and lasting values. Happy New Year, everybody.
— James Comey (@Comey) December 31, 2017
Trump fired the FBI director in May citing Comey’s investigation into alleged links between his presidential campaign and Russian interference in the election, as well as Comey’s alleged protection of former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton.
The former FBI chief was accused of exonerating Clinton of criminal charges regarding her personal email.
In 2017, Trump created many controversies,…