Trump says watchdog report 'total disaster' for Federal Bureau of Investigation and Comey


"James Comes was was using a private email account while he was investigating Hillary Clinton for using a private email account, the issue that the entire election revolved around and one of the biggest reasons Donald Trump was elected president", he said.

Trump hasn't made a decision yet, and his legal team will spend the weekend doing research and reading through a Justice Department inspector general's report to determine whether they can make a case that Mueller's investigation is invalid because of findings of bias at the FBI, Giuliani said.

Mr. Trump has repeatedly said a biased Justice Department and Federal Bureau of Investigation let Ms. Clinton off easily.

FILE PHOTO: Former FBI director James Comey speaks about his book during an onstage interview with Axios Executive Editor Mike Allen at George Washington University in Washington, U.S. April 30, 2018.

Elizabeth Preza is the Managing Editor of AlterNet.

Responding to the report Thursday, Comey tweeted that he respects the Inspector General's office and that their "conclusions are reasonable", even though he disagreed with some of them. "We'll stop it", he said in the email.

"I have the greatest supporters in the world, by the way they're the smartest, they're the hardest working, they pay taxes".

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In an interview with "Fox & Friends" Friday, he went a step further and described Comey as the "ringleader of this whole den of thieves".

Inspector General Michael Horowitz concluded in a long-awaited, 500-page report that Comey made a "serious error of judgement" in announcing he was reopening the email server probe just before the 2016 USA presidential election.

Trump added: "And there was total bias".

Comey aside, the report left lingering suspicions of bias on the part of FBI investigators, citing text messages between two, Peter Strzok and Lisa Page, who worked on both the Clinton and Russian Federation investigations and who were having an affair during that period. Comey informed Congress of the new evidence just days before the election.

DOJ Inspector General Michael Horowitz wrote that he found Comey's use of personal email to be "inconsistent with Department policy", citing what he called "the absence of exigent circumstances and the frequency with which the use of personal email occurred".

The investigation into Clinton's email server began in 2015 and focused on whether Clinton sent or received classified information using the private server located in the basement of her NY home, which was not authorised to handle such messages.