The former Director of the FBI accused trump of the distribution lies
Moscow. 18 Dec. INTERFAX.RU Ex — FBI Director James Comey accused the President of the United States Donald Ladder that he is spreading false information that undermines the rule of law and harms the reputation of the secret services of the country.
“The reputation of the FBI was severely damaged, because the President of the United States and his assistants constantly lied with regard to office,” he told reporters on the sidelines of the Senate of the us Congress.
The former official added that “people who are aware of events, including Republicans from the members of his team, must have the courage to stand up and tell the truth.”
John. Komi thus responded to a series of messages trump on Twitter attacking the FBI, which, in the opinion of the President, abused his authority, conducting the investigation against his former personal lawyer, Michael Cohen and former national security adviser Michael Flynn.
So, on the eve trump tweeted that the recognition of Cohen could not be born, if not for the abuse of power by the FBI.
“Remember, Michael Cohen became the “informer” only after the FBI did something previously unthinkable and unheard of until the start of the illegal “witch hunt”. They broke into the office of a lawyer!” — the President said.
Previously, Federal prosecutors accused former counsel of the trump organization payments compensation of $280 thousand to two women, including the porn star Stormy Daniels, who claimed that they had an affair with trump in exchange for their silence before the election. The prosecutors said the payments were made in coordination c with trump and his instructions.
Cohen was eventually sentenced to three years imprisonment. The former lawyer later claimed that trump was aware of the illegality of the payment of compensation to the women for silence and has not objected to such action.