#WorldNews: “Trump calls Comey a ‘Slimeball,’ defends ‘Mission Accomplished’ phrase on Twitter – National ” #Toronto #Montreal #Calgary #Ottawa #Canada
President Donald Trump is once more calling former FBI Director James Comey a “slimeball” forward of the publication of his new guide.
Trump’s morning tweet comes forward of Comey’s interview with ABC to be broadcast in full on Sunday night.
In an excerpt proven Saturday, Comey says his perception that Hillary Clinton would win the 2016 presidential election was a consider his choice to reveal the investigation into her emails.
In his tweet, Trump says: “Unbelievably, James Comey states that Polls, where Crooked Hillary was leading, were a factor in the handling (stupidly) of the Clinton Email probe. In other words, he was making decisions based on the fact that he thought she was going to win, and he wanted a job. Slimeball!”
On Sunday Trump additionally defended his use of the phrase “mission accomplished” over the U.S.-led missile strikes on Syrian targets after it was seized on by the media.
The phrase is related to President George W. Bush, who used it in 2003 throughout the Iraq struggle however which dogged him for the remainder of his presidency.
“The Syrian raid was so perfectly carried out, with such precision, that the only way the Fake News Media could demean was by my use of the term ‘Mission Accomplished’” Trump mentioned on Twitter.
“I knew they would seize on this but felt it is such a great Military term, it should be brought back. Use often!” he mentioned.
-With recordsdata from Reuters.
Note: “Previously Published on: 2018-04-15 09:10:10, as ‘Trump calls Comey a ‘Slimeball,’ defends ‘Mission Accomplished’ phrase on Twitter – National