"He's asking me to drop the criminal investigation".
"(Firing Mueller) would, I hope, set off alarm bells that this is (Trump's) most serious attack yet on the rule of law".
Comey laughed, then responded, "No".
"There is nobody in Washington, D.C., who is more similar to Donald Trump, in his unchecked narcissism, than James Comey", said Lanny Davis, a longtime Clinton ally who published a book this year blaming Comey for her defeat. Trump could also seek to neuter Mueller's probe by firing his supervisor, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, and installing someone more pliant.
The President has unleashed a forceful counterattack against Comey via Twitter. "To stick it to Trump".
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Trump decided to fire Comey over the objections of his top advisers at the time, including chief of staff Reince Priebus and chief strategist Steve Bannon.
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"I'm buying it for the same reason I bought 'Fire and Fury, '" Kacprowski, a 62-year-old airline employee and realtor said, referring to Michael Wolff's scathing book about the Trump White House.
"I think that would be hard, considering the way he is as a person", says Comey, which is what the kids would call a sick burn.
"It's not OK for the president of the United States to say a private citizen should be in jail". I had to admit, look, it's possible.
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Left unsaid was whether Pence's overtures might eventually lead to a joint Trump-Pena Nieto meeting, their first. Pence also said, "It's time for Russian Federation to get the message President Trump delivered last night".
"I see the Republican Party, as near as I can tell, reflects now entirely Donald Trump's values", the former FBI director added. So why does Trump remind Comey of a mobster boss? "Does the investigation go on?" It's not normal, it's not acceptable, it's not O.K. But it's happened so much, there's a danger we're now numb to it, and the norm has been destroyed.
"I was very concerned that we wouldn't have enough", said Judy Hirsch, a saleswoman at a small, independent bookstore in New York's Greenwich Village. "And then he says something that distracted me".
Comey said he didn't vote in 2016, because he was the FBI director, but when Colbert asked if he will in 2020, Mr. Trump, without hesitating, said, "Yes, I will". "Is it invisibility or flight?" and "Are you a cop?"
"This is the second Judicial Watch lawsuit on the Comey book deal". Comey pushed back on those accusations during the interview, saying the FBI has acted appropriately and that personal feelings did not impact the Russia investigation.
Was the Trump Organization buoyed by an influx of Russian money, as Donald Jr. once claimed?
"I don't think I'd be a good president, but I'd be a better president", Colbert said.
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