Comey’s take on how White House administration defamed him and the FBI after his sacking.
“Those were lies, plain and simple.”
Comey’s response to Trump’s tweet that Comey ‘better hope’ there are no tapes of their conversations.
“Lordy, I hope there are tapes.”
Comey when asked about Russian election meddling.
“There should be no fuzz on this whatsoever. The Russians interfered in our election during the 2016 cycle. They did it with purpose. They did it with sophistication. They did it with overwhelming technical efforts.”
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Comey on why he believes US President Donald Trump sacked him.
“It’s my judgement that I was fired because of the Russia investigation. I was fired, in some way, to change – or the endeavour was to change the way the Russia investigation was being conducted. That is a – that is a very big deal.”
Comey’s understanding of what Trump said to him in relation to fired national security adviser Michael Flynn.
“I mean, this is the president of the United States, with me alone, saying, ‘I hope’ this. I took it as, this is what he wants me to do.”