Ex-FBI agents say Comey is 'damaging the agency' as he clashes with Trump - News Break (newsbreakapp.com)
James Comey testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington in June 2017. Photograph: Alex Brandon/AP
Former senior FBI agents have accused James Comey of damaging the agency's reputation and "playing a dangerous game" with the Russia investigations by going on the offensive with an explosive book and media interviews.
Those speaking out also say they have been contacted by multiple agents currently working for the FBI who are displeased and uncomfortable with Comey, their ex-director, getting into a fierce war of words with the president, who fired him last year.
Comey's book, A Higher Loyalty: Truth Lies, and Leadership, is being published on Tuesday and has been previewed in the Guardian and some other outlets. And in a lengthy interview with ABC on Sunday night, the former director of the FBI said Donald Trump was morally unfit to be president. But his high-profile commentary has upset former colleagues who had held him in high regard both personally and professionally.
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