Former federal prosecutor Joe DiGenova said Friday that James
Comey's recently released memos constitute a "lengthy suicide
note" by the former FBI director.
"[Comey] has deceived Congress ... He has deceived the American
people and I must say he has diluted himself," he said on
DiGenova said the memos show that he knew President Donald Trump
was innocent of collusion during the 2016 election "from the
Comey admitted last year that he'd given Columbia University law
professor Daniel Richman his notes about conversations with the
president to have them leaked to the New York Times.
DiGenova said he believes Comey will be charged over the leaks,
and that right way to do so is through federal grand juries.
"That's the way the Hillary Clinton case should've been handled,
but it wasn't," he said. "So now, we're going to see it done
Harvard Law Professor Alan Dershowitz added that trying to "lock
up" the president will "come back and bite [Comey] in the rear
"You cannot unleash this weapon of expanding criminal law and
targeting people without it coming back," he said.
DiGenova said that under senior Justice Department and FBI
officials during the Obama administration, a "brazen plot" was
allegedly planned to illegally exonerate Hillary Clinton in her
email scandal to help her win the 2016 election.
He added that the plan called for framing President Trump with
crimes if Clinton lost.
"One administration leaving office used the intelligence
community to spy on the presidential candidate of the other
party," he said.
He called the alleged plot "the most significant political
scandal in the history of this country."
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