President Trump on Comey OIG Report: 'He Should Be Ashamed of Himself!'

Nick Kangadis | August 29, 2019

Comey’s got some ‘splainin to do! While everyone else is talking about how damning the Department of Justice (DOJ) Office of Inspector General’s (OIG) report about former FBI Director James Comey seems to be, Comey is playing it off as if he still did nothing wrong. But, President Donald Trump didn’t let Comey off the hook in a Thursday tweet.

According to The Federalist:

The OIG report concluded that Comey stole federal documents, improperly disclosed FBI records, leaked classified information, and violated FBI policies.

“The responsibility to protect sensitive law enforcement information falls in large part to the employees of the FBI who have access to it through their daily duties,” the OIG report found. “Former Director Comey failed to live up to this responsibility.”

“By not safeguarding sensitive information obtained during the course of his FBI employment, and by using it to create public pressure for official action, Comey set a dangerous example for the over 35,000 current FBI employees — and the many thousands more former FBI employees who similarly have access to or knowledge of non-public information.”

Trump tweeted about the OIG report, saying Comey “should be ashamed of himself!”

Not one to back away from a fire, Comey sent out a tweet of his own Thursday morning, asking for an apology while not asking for an apology:

As they usually do, the Twitterverse came through with a few comebacks for Comey: