US President Donald Trump sends tweet claiming ‘total and complete vindication.’
Trump branded his former FBI director a “leaker”, a day after James Comey gave testimony in which he accused Trump of trying to quash an investigation and lying about him and the
“Despite so many false statements and lies, total and complete vindication...and WOW, Comey is a leaker!” Trump tweeted in his first comments since the Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on Thursday.
US president Trump tweet comes as a first comment since former FBI Director James Comey was testifying against him during a US congressional hearing stating why he was fired.
Trump told a conservative audience in Washington earlier on Thursday, “We are going to fight and win.”
Trump did not refer directly to Comey in his comments to the Faith and Freedom Coalition’s conference, however his remarks are believed to signal that he believes he is in a fight for his presidency, The Washington Times reported.
“Washington will do everything in their power to try and stop us from this righteous cause, to try to stop all of you. They will lie, they will obstruct, they will spread their hatred and their prejudice,” he said.
Despite so many false statements and lies, total and complete vindication...and WOW, Comey is a leaker!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 9, 2017