Former FBI Director James Comey has railed against US President Donald Trump, saying he is undermining the rule of law in the United States by lying about the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
Comey made the remarks on Monday after his second appearance this month before two House of Representatives committees. He was fired by Trump in May 2017 while he was leading an investigation into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 US election.
Comey slammed Republican lawmakers for remaining silent and urged them to “stand up and speak the truth” about the president’s behavior.
He said lawmakers had interviewed him about former secretary of state Hillary Clinton’s emails and a dossier that the FBI allegedly used to conduct clandestine surveillance of a Trump presidential campaign aide.
“So another day of Hillary Clinton’s emails and the Steele dossier,” Comey told reporters after he was grilled for about six hours behind closed doors by the…