Donald Trump may have thought he could escape James Comey by firing him, but the former FBI Director still refuses to give the president what he wants.
Earlier today, after attending hearings with the House Judiciary and Oversight Committees, Comey made sure to publicly trash the president and GOP for damaging the reputation of the FBI with the nonstop lies and utter “nonsense” — and he did so by calling out Fox News right in front of its reporters.
As Comey got out of the hearings, one reporter from Fox News made the mistake of asking Comey, “The FBI’s reputation has taken a big hit the last year. Do you share any of the responsibility for that?”
As usual, the conservative network was looking for drama, but Comey quickly made sure the network would regret it. Comey responded back with a very blunt, critical answer. He said:
No. The FBI’s reputation is taking a big hit because the president of the United States, with his acolytes, has lied about it constantly.”
Then, he called Fox News and all of its reporters out for lying to the American people and feeding them bullsh*t. He said:
In the face of those lies, a whole lot of good people that watch your network believe that nonsense. That’s a tragedy. That will be undone eventually. But that damage has nothing to do with me.”
It was a brilliant moment and one that Comey had obviously wanted to unleash for a long time. Fortunately, all cameras were rolling as it happened. It’s too bad there wasn’t a camera on the reporter’s face, because we would have loved to their jaw drop. In the video below, you can watch Comey make things perfectly clear that he has no more f*cks left to give:
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