The former FBI director says there’s a real question as to whether the President presents a threat to the nation

Trump now faces Comey’s moral assault

Source: CNN

Analysis by Stephen Collinson

The former FBI director’s appearance threw into focus questions that will be at play over the next 10 days: Which version of events will Americans find most credible — that of the former FBI director or the man who fired him? Will Comey’s healthy sense of his own ego and place in history serve to alienate any undecided Americans rather than convince them of his arguments about Trump?

And — ultimately — will there be a political price to pay for the President?
The media buzz around the interview and its Washington reverberations could also carry consequences. The New York Times published a full-page op-ed reminding the President he’s not above the law, a reminder of how real fears of a systemic political crisis in the event Trump attempts to fire special counsel Robert Mueller or Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who is overseeing his probe.

The former FBI director’s appearance threw into focus questions that will be at play over the next 10 days: Which version of events will Americans find most credible — that of the former FBI director or the man who fired him? Will Comey’s healthy sense of his own ego and place in history serve to alienate any undecided Americans rather than convince them of his arguments about Trump?

And — ultimately — will there be a political price to pay for the President?
The media buzz around the interview and its Washington reverberations could also carry consequences. The New York Times published a full-page op-ed reminding the President he’s not above the law, a reminder of how real fears of a systemic political crisis in the event Trump attempts to fire special counsel Robert Mueller or Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who is overseeing his probe.

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