Transcript for James Comey attacks the president in his new book
Police say good morning everybody on this Friday former FBI director James Cummings new book is rocking the political world with his blistering criticism president from band. Some behind the scenes revelations. John supporters are already calling into question colonies credibility. As even. A new web site launching called lion call me dot com created by the Republican National Committee. ABC's Nate Norman joins us now from Washington with the details on all of it today good morning. Good morning and his new book James core we describes president trump. As a deeply flawed person in leader in characterizes his presidency as a quote forest fire. And he shares what he says happened before he was abruptly fired last year. The former FBI director is sharing his story. James called me comparing president Donald Trump to a mafia boss at a last minute dinner arrange at the White House one week after the inauguration. He called me at my desk at lunchtime and asked me. Was I free for dinner that night many said about 630. And I said whatever works usurp. Call me claims it's at bat dinner president trump told him I need loyalty I expect loyalty. Writing he thought to himself the demand was like CME the bulls host so I'm no strike induction ceremony. Just a few months later the FBI director was fired by the president. In the book a higher loyalty call we describes in emotional call he received from then Homeland Security secretary now White House chief of staff John Kelly. Colby says Kelly told him he intended to quit in protest because he didn't want to work for dishonorable people who treat someone like coal me in such a manner. In one excerpt from the book Komi right this president is on ethical and untethered to truth in institutional values his leadership is transactional. Ego driven and about personal loyalty. Goalie also expresses regret about how he handles the Hillary Clinton email investigation. Writing quote I'm sorry I couldn't do a better job explaining to her and her supporters. Why I made the decision I made. And Kobe right said he urged John Kelly not to quit arguing the country needed quote. Principled people around this president especially this president. The White House has said it doesn't intend to comment Diane incandescent questioning Moore Norman Forrest live in DC thanks today and you can hear call me in his own words during an exclusive interview with George Stephanopoulos. Sunday night at 10:9 central here on ABC.
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