Comey Urges Barr To ‘Stop Sliming His Own Department’

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Former FBI Director James Comey urged Attorney General Bill Barr to “stop sliming” the Department of Justice in a tweet Friday night.

Comey’s tweet comes on the heels of Barr leaning hard into President Trump’s tweeted screams to “investigate the investigators” — along with other repeated numerous talking points used by conservative ideologues — who he believes launched the Russia probe to undermine his candidacy.

Comey also had choice words for Trump’s Friday morning rant that his campaign was “conclusively spied on,” which he equated to “TREASON.”

This isn’t the first time Comey has knocked Barr and Trump’s “spying” claim. Last month Comey said it was “concerning” for Barr to suggest that “spying” on Trump’s campaign may have occurred at the outset of the Russia probe.

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