Trump blasts Comey as 'total sleaze' in response to FBI probe reports

USA TODAY

President Donald Trump, in response to reports that the FBI began an investigation of him last year to find out whether he had a clandestine agenda to help Russia, said Saturday that former FBI director James Comey and other "losers" at the bureau "tried to do a number on your President."

He called Comey a "total sleaze" and "crooked cop." The president also took swipes at special counsel Robert Mueller and the New York Times, which broke the story Friday night.  "My firing of James Comey was a great day for America," he tweeted.

Comey responded Saturday morning in a tweet that quoted President Franklin D. Roosevelt: "I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made."

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