Former Director of the FBI, James Comey, slung another innuendo at President Donald Trump during an ABC interview. Mr. Comey suggested that it was “possible” for the Russians to have the dirt on the President. Of course, there was no proof to back up this impertinent suggestion. Californian Representative and House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes was on FOX News with Sean Hannity and took a swipe at Mr. Comey. The gist of the discussion is that the Russians could theoretically have the ‘dirt’ on just about anyone. Do they and what is it, Mr. Comey?
As Written and Reported By Daniel Chaitin for the Washington Examiner:
House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes, R-Calif., took a rhetorical jab at James Comey on Tuesday, responding to the former FBI director’s open-ended suggestion that it was “possible” that the Russians have dirt on President Trump.
During an interview on Fox News with host Sean Hannity, the California Republican said, “The irony here is quite frankly hard to believe.”
“Well, it’s certainly possible that the Russians could have information on Comey,” Nunes suggested. “It’s certainly possible that the Russians could have information on Hillary Clinton. It is certainly possible that they have information on all kinds of people.”
Nunes and Hannity were reacting to Comey’s ABC interview in which he said it was “possible” but “unlikely” that Trump is compromised by Russian operatives in the wake of unsubstantiated claims made in the controversial Steele dossier.
That dossier, authored by former British spy Christopher Steele, was partly funded by the Democratic National Committee and Hillary Clinton’s campaign. A memo from Nunes’ committee this year found that the largely unverified dossier played a substantial role in the U.S. ….
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