Comey has been a longtime Republican and served under Republican presidents, but he clearly signified that he was endorsing Democrats not out of support for their ideology but because he thought Trump was a greater threat to the Republic.More news: Pakistan court rejects Sharif family's bail pleas
Comey said openly in April that he no longer wanted to be associated with the Republican Party because its values had become so distant from what they once were. I need no better evidence than their new website - which I think is "Lyin Comey, ' maybe? - attacking me".
Comey's firing paved the way for the appointment of another former Federal Bureau of Investigation chief, Robert Mueller, as special counsel directed to investigate allegations of Russian interference into the 2016 US election and interactions between foreign entities and the Trump campaign.More news: Passenger films horrifying footage of deadly plane crash
Trump drew the fury from both the left and right for not unequivocally siding with the American intelligence community on whether Russian Federation interfered in the 2016 presidential election.
"I actually believe he's morally unfit to be president", Comey told USA TODAY after the release of his book, "A Higher Loyalty".
Comey tweeted: Having sold out our nation on an global stage, Mr. Trump will now explain it all to Sean Hannity and Tucker Carlson?More news: European Union urges members to be prepared for possible failure of Brexit talks