‘Gimme a break, Comey’: Rudy Giuliani rips former FBI director for leaking
Rudy Giuliani charged Thursday that the Russian investigation against President Trump should be tossed out because it was based on former FBI Director James Comey’s decision to leak an internal memo to the press, and dismissed Comey’s argument that he had a right to leak it.
Comey has said he only leaked his personal memos on his meetings with Trump, but Giuliani said that was an FBI work product, and wasn’t his to leak.
“Nothing is his personal document when he’s director of the FBI and he’s sitting there and he’s trying to memorialize a meeting with the president of the United States,” Giuliani, who is Trump’s new personal lawyer, said on Fox News.
“Gimme a break, Comey, I mean, even you can’t stretch the truth that far,” he added.
“I think the investigation should be thrown out because it all began with an illegal act — Comey’s leaking of the memo to the professor who the House now wants to find out all the circumstances of that,” Giuliani said.
Giuliani added that the leak should be raising other questions about what other documents Comey might have leaked.
“I’d like to know how often Comey leaked in other circumstances too,” he said, calling it a “pretty slimy situation.”
When asked about the possibility that federal authorities had a spy inside Trump’s campaign, Giuliani said if that were true, they should have had access to enough information to bring a case already.
“If there’s a spy, they got nothing from it,” he said. “They’d be able to bring a case right now if the spy had any incriminating information. That spy should have been enough to tell them that these people were not talking to the Russians.”
But he said verifying that there was a spy in the campaign would also become a huge scandal if confirmed.
“That would be the biggest scandal in the history of this town, if we’re involving law enforcement,” he said.
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