Trump accuses Comey of ‘spreading lies’ after latest rebuke

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Former President Trump went after James Comey Friday, after the former FBI director suggested prosecutors could have enough to convict Trump in his criminal hush money case.

“The Worst FBI Director in History, who I inherited from the Obama Administration, but fired almost immediately into ours, along with many other Corrupt Actors in the DOJ and FBI (The start of DRAIN THE SWAMP!), is going around LYING about the SCAM brought by [George] Soros backed [Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg,] and perpetuated by the Highly Conflicted, Democrat Appointed Judge, Juan Merchan,” Trump wrote Friday on Truth Social.

“If you want to see the real story on Comey, read the Report put out by [Department of Justice Inspector General Michael Horowitz,] that gives you all the Horrors of Comey, in great detail,” he continued. “If Comey had any respect for our System of Justice, which is being DESTROYED before our eyes, he would be fighting against the Crooked [President Biden] inspired Witch Hunts, instead of spreading LIES!”

His remarks come two days after Comey told NewsNation’s Dan Abrams that Trump’s hush money case was “much stronger” than he thought.

“I wasn’t sure that I would have [brought the case] when I read the indictment, but now having seen the case, I’m not sure — after investigating it — how they wouldn’t bring it,” Comey told Arbams. “They had a much stronger case than I imagined.”

Comey, who was removed from his post at the FBI in 2017, said in the same interview that there is a good chance Trump would be convicted in the case.

“There’s an overwhelming chance of a conviction, a significant but much smaller chance of a hung jury and zero chance of an acquittal,” Comey said.

The former president is facing 34 counts of falsifying business records in connection with a hush money payment his former attorney Michael Cohen made to an adult film star in the lead-up to the 2016 election in exchange for her silence over an alleged affair, which he denies.

The trial has begun to wrap up after 16 days of testimony, with both sides resting their case earlier this week. It will resume Tuesday with closing statements, and then jury deliberation will follow.

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