On Monday, longtime Hillary Clinton supporter Lanny Davis said that he agrees with President Trump that James Comey should have been fired last May.
He went on to add that Comey is a “narcissist who gets to decide who is right and who is wrong.”
On “Fox & Friends,” Davis said, “I think he should have been fired because he thinks he gets to choose which rules to follow and which rules not.”
He continued, “Why? Because is he a narcissist who gets to decide who is right and who is wrong rather than following the rules.”
Davis is a friend of Hillary Clinton who became special counsel to former President Bill Clinton when he was in office.
He used slides to argue that Hillary Clinton would have beaten Trump in the 2016 presidential election if Comey had not reopened the investigation into Clinton’s handling of classified information while she was secretary of State.
Davis, who is a columnist for The Hill, makes the argument in his new book, which is titled, “The Unmasking of the President 2016.”
“On the morning of Oct. 28, , Hillary Clinton is ahead in RealClearPolitics average of polls by 5.9 percent. Which, by the way, called the national election on Election Day within 1.2 percent, which is pretty accurate.”
David continued, “Slide Two shows the effect in three key battleground states, Pennsylvania, Michigan, and Wisconsin, where she was up 5 to 6 points on the morning of Oct. 28. Within 11 days she plunges; it looks like the stock market last week, and it’s a direct effect of the Comey letter [to reopen the investigation around mishandling of classified emails].
He went on, “And the final slide is the electoral map on the morning of Oct. 28, 2016, and that is the way it would have looked but for James Comey. Remember, James Comey doesn’t have to follow the rules. He gets to decide what’s right. His new book is talking about a higher loyalty. Do you know what that loyalty is? To himself, not to the policies of the Justice Department.”
Trump lost the popular vote, but comfortably won the Electoral College by a 304-232 margin after narrowly winning “blue wall” states that typically go Democratic in presidential elections, including Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, and Michigan.
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