On Fox & Friends, Trump says Comey is “guilty of crimes”

Fox News has reported that the person Comey gave memos to had a security clearance

From the April 26 edition of Fox News' Fox & Friends:

Video file

DONALD TRUMP (PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES): So Comey leaked, and by the way also what he did with CNN in order to placate them, you saw that whole scenario, this is a big mistake, this book. He is guilty of crimes, and if we had a Justice Department that was doing their job instead of spending $10 million trying to find --

STEVE DOOCY (CO-HOST): It's your Justice Department -- Mr. President, Mr. President, you're the Republican in charge -- you've got a Republican running it.

TRUMP: You're right, you're right. But here's what -- I answer this all the time. Because of the fact that they have this witch hunt going on with people in the Justice Department that shouldn't be there, they have a witch hunt against the president of the United States going on, I've taken the position -- and I don't have to take this position, and maybe I'll change -- that I will not be involved with the Justice Department. I will wait til this is over. It's a total -- it's all lies, and it's a horrible thing that's going on. A horrible thing.


Fox & Friends claims it's somehow “more insidious” that the person Comey gave his memos to had FBI clearance

Fox & Friends uses Comey memos to push for end of Mueller investigation

Fox guest says James Comey is “very disturbed” and “should be sitting in a prison somewhere”