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5 Big Takeaways From Comey’s Big ABC News Interview by Ben Shapiro

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On Sunday evening, former FBI director James Comey sat down for a two-hour interview with ABC’s George Stephanopoulos to talk about his new book, A Higher Loyalty. The interview was chock-filled with quotable moments; already, the media are going haywire over it. President Trump has signaled his own displeasure on Twitter.

So, here’s what was important.

1. Comey’s A Political Actor. Over and over again, Comey suggested that he allowed political considerations to impact his legal work. He says he decided to announce Hillary’s non-indictment in order to avoid allowing the FBI to look like a tool of the Department of Justice after Loretta Lynch’s tarmac meeting with President Clinton. He said that he took the polls into consideration when determining whether or not to inform the public about the re-opening of the Hillary Clinton email investigation.

2. Comey Hates Trump. Either he hated Trump before the election or learned to hate him afterward. But he didn’t quit — he was fired. Despite all of his nasty words about Trump, at no point did he walk away from his job in protest, and simply say everything on his mind. Instead, he waited to be fired after refusing to say publicly what he was telling Trump privately: that Trump wasn’t under investigation…

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