Donald Trump is losing it on Twitter over James Comey

Former FBI Director James Comey speaks at a hearing on Capitol Hill

"I honestly never thought these words would come out of my mouth, but I don't know whether the current President of the United States was with prostitutes peeing on each other in Moscow in 2013", said former FBI Director James Comey in an interview with ABC News (video above).

Mr Comey, who was sacked by Mr Trump a year ago, has talked about his interactions with the President in an extended interview with ABC News.

The phrase is associated with President George W. Bush, who used it in 2003 during the Iraq war but which dogged him for the rest of his presidency. Mr. Trump's early-morning missives slammed the ex-director as a "slimeball", while simultaneously casting Comey as someone he "hardly knew". While Comey does not outline the details of the information - and says he didn't see indications of Lynch inappropriately influencing the investigation - he says it anxious him that the material could be used to attack the integrity of the probe and the FBI's independence.

-With files from Reuters. Comey also revealed during the hearing that he documented his interactions with Trump because he was "concerned" that the President "might lie about the nature of our meeting".

According to excerpts of the book obtained by U.S. media, Mr Comey writes that interactions with Mr Trump gave him "flashbacks to my earlier career as a prosecutor against the Mob". In fact, Clinton and her allies have resented the move and said it hurt her chances to become president. Trump fired Comey in May, leading to Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein to announce the appointment of special counsel Robert Mueller.

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"I had assumed from media polling that Hillary Clinton was going to win", he wrote, according to ABC News.

It is unclear why Trump thinks reopening the probe into the email server would help Comey get a job with the Clintons.

Comey calls the Trump presidency a "forest fire" and describes the president as a compulsive liar."unethical, and untethered to truth and institutional values".

Comey a year ago accused Trump of pressuring him to pledge loyalty and end a probe involving former national security adviser Michael Flynn's contacts with Moscow. Why cant we all find out what happened on the tarmac in the back of the plane with Wild Bill and Lynch? Trump wrote. "Was she promised a Supreme Court seat, or AG, in order to lay off Hillary?"

Comey recommended no criminal charges to the Justice Department in the Clinton email probe, instead reprimanding the former Secretary of State as "extremely careless".

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