WASHINGTON — Former FBI Director James Comey blasts President Donald Trump as unethical and “untethered to truth” in a sharply critical new book that describes Trump as fixated in the early days of his administration on having the FBI debunk salacious rumors he insisted were untrue but could distress his wife.

In the forthcoming book, Comey compares Trump to a mafia don and calls his leadership of the country “ego driven and about personal loyalty.”

He also reveals new details about his interactions with Trump and his own decision-making in handling the Hillary Clinton email investigation before the 2016 election. He casts Trump as a mobster-like figure who sought to blur the line between law enforcement and politics and tried to pressure him personally regarding his investigation into Russian election interference.

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  1. Knowing that Trump will most likely fire Rosenstein very soon, makes me feel deeply depressed and defeated. This prick is doing whatever he wants and the pussy cats in the GOP simply don’t care. They got their tax cuts and their theocratic Supreme Court judge, so they’re happy. Our country is dead, and there is no law and order here. To me, America has died.

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  2. Isn’t there a point when the Executive Branch — namely our fuckin so-called President — goes too far and breaks all spirit of the Law/Constitution, if not explicitely spitting in the face of our Laws/Constitution? The GOP must be bordering on aiding a known criminal at this point!? 😡

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