Comey also discussed the briefing of Trump's alleged pee tape, describing the meeting with the president over the matter as "really weird" and like an "out of body experience". Trump said in one of a series of tweets fired off Sunday before the interview.
"I hope folks read the whole thing and find it useful", referring to Trump as the counterpoint to former USA president George W Bush and Barack Obama.
The ex-FBI chief's comments in an ABC News interview are nearly certain to escalate his war of words with the president.
In an interview with ABC News that aired Sunday night, the fired Federal Bureau of Investigation chief says he could not discount the possibility that Russian Federation might have something on the president.
If ABC News'Sunday night special about James Comey felt condensed, that's because almost five hours of interview was compressed into an hour-long program. "It's possible, but I don't know".
In an excerpt shown on Saturday, Mr Comey said his belief that Hillary Clinton would win the 2016 presidential election was a factor in his decision to disclose the investigation into her emails.
For all of his skewering assessments of Trump, Comey doesn't think that the solution is impeachment-because he believes that it's important for the American electorate to correct this abhorrent mistake themselves. There is no indication he is under investigation for doing so. Comey's firing then spurred a special counsel and a broader investigation into his campaign and administration - an investigation that now includes potential obstruction of justice and Trump's business dealings. After facing widespread backlash at the time, Trump apologized for comments he made on the recording - in which he bragged about sexually assaulting women and "grabbing them by the p-y" - but went on to repeatedly dismiss them as "locker room talk". "It's possible", Comey said. And then he said, 'Another reason you know it's not true is I'm a germaphobe.
Facebook Slapped with Lawsuit Over Facial Recognition Tech
Facebook might think it's facing enough problems right now, but the company's about to run into another privacy-related headache. A California judge on Monday gave the green light to a three-year-old case claiming the social network violated IL law.
Chemical weapons team kept from alleged attack site in Syria
But the British delegation to the OPCW said Russian Federation and Syria had not yet allowed inspectors access to Douma . RAF jets launched missiles at the weekend which targeted military bases thought to have been holing chemical weapons.
A little after 9 a.m. Sunday (early Monday NZ time), Trump returned his focus to Comey.
Trump press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Trump's reaction was that Comey has "been proven to be dishonest", and has "such a lack of credibility".
Trump also attacked Comey for saying in the book that political considerations may have driven him to reopen the Clinton investigation in the last days of the election campaign.
"That culture of leadership comes to mind constantly when I think of the Trump Administration", said Comey, referring to the stage of his career in which he fought organized crime in NY.
I dont remember spelling it out, he added, but it had to have been that shes going to be elected president and if I hide this from the American people, shell be illegitimate the moment shes elected, the moment this comes out..
"Usually you don't have anybody in the FBI talking about ongoing investigations", Anderson said, adding that "if Jim says something in one interview, then says something in his book thats different, then gives a different version of it in another interview, and they use him as a witness which I'm sure they will, then that could become a problem" for the Russian Federation investigation.
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He is also the owner of Optimum Scouting , which produces an annual draft guide that grades hundreds of prospects every year. Utah defensive end Kyle Fitts went to the New Orleans Saints in the sixth round with the No. 189 overall pick.
That is why a court case that was heard in July previous year , with a verdict due by the end of September, has been delayed. Manchester City have avoided a transfer ban over the controversial signing of Benjamin Garre.
Brown's Facebook page, where she goes by the name, "Sade Brown", indicated that the two women have children with the same man. He said he thought at first that she would "soon get bored" with the phone but instead "things only got worse".
With every hour of sitting every day, there was an observed reduction in brain density, inning accordance with the research study. The scientists also enquired about the average number of hours per day they spent sitting over the previous week.
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The same officials say Syria has continued to produce or procure chlorine, which is also has industrial and agricultural uses. But instead of putting US muscle behind that proposition, Obama deflected Syria's growing upheaval, over and over, to the UN.
The company's Perf Half Y was isolated optimistically of 1.98% whereas Perf Year was settled at 15.34% and Perf YTD was by -4.73%. As a potential investor, you will also want to being looking at earnings per share and whether or not is has sustained or grown.
Miller said about six or seven structures experienced some damage, mostly minor except for one home that had a tree fall on it. The NWS has the final say on whether or not the damage was tornadic in nature or was done by straight-line winds.
On the East German island of rügen in the Baltic sea were found hundreds of silver coins, rings, pearls and bracelets. He ruled between 958 and 986 and came to be known as Bluetooth because of his dead, blue-ish looking tooth.
Kendrick Lamar Awarded Pulitzer Prize for DAMN
The 2018 Pulitzer Prizes to mark the best in journalism was awarded at Columbia University in New York City on Monday. This award was given to the Press Democrat for the coverage of one of the most devastating wildfires in California.
Icahn reaches deal to sell Tropicana Entertainment
Eldorado Resorts is buying nearly all the assets from Tropicana Entertainment Incorporated, in an acquisition worth $1.85 billion. The company said the "Tropicana portfolio is in good shape and we have no immediate significant capex plans acquired properties".
US Warns of New Syrian Attack If Chemical Weapons Used Again
The Western states have accused forces of Syrian President Bashar Assad of an attack with the use of chemical weapons in Duma. President Trump said the strikes were necessary to prevent chemical weapons from being used on innocent Syrians again.
Intraday Mover - NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA)
This organization's stock showed a trading volume of 12.54 million shares, compared to its average daily volume of 16.96M shares. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 85.00% of the company's stock. 151 funds opened positions while 383 raised stakes.
Dark Souls Remastered delayed for Nintendo Swich
Hopefully it's not so serious that we have to wait several months before we get to play Dark Souls on the move. Dark Souls Remastered will release later than anticipated on Nintendo Switch , as confirmed today.
New patent reveals Samsung too wants Apple iPhone X's notch
Additionally, it also doesn't feature a front-facing selfie shooter and there's no indication of where it might be hiding. With Samsung filing this patent, it doesn't necessarily mean that this Galaxy phone will become an actual product.
Jaguar Land Rover to cut production jobs in UK
Jaguar Land Rover has decided not to renew contracts of about 1,000 of its agency staffers at the Solihull factory in UK. Also, Brexit and related issues have made it increasingly hard for JLR to finalise on a strategy.