By ncook@politico.com (Nancy Cook)

Former FBI Director James Comey called Donald Trump unfit to lead the nation, saying in an interview with ABC News’ George Stephanopoulos that aired Sunday night that the president is “someone for whom truth is not a high value” and who treats women “like they’re pieces of meat.”

“I don’t think he’s medically unfit to be president. I think he’s morally unfit to be president,” Comey said, according to a transcript of the interview.

The interview marks the beginning of a weeks-long media tour for Comey’s new tell-all book called “A Higher Loyalty,” which charts his career from a prosecutor of mafia figures — whose emphasis on loyalty he says was similar to Trump’s — to his perch as FBI director until the president fired him last year.

“Our president must embody respect and adhere to the values that are at the core of this country. The most important being truth,” Comey said. “This president is not able to do that.”

…read more

Read more here: Comey calls Trump ‘morally unfit to be president’

About the author

Leave a comment