Former Whitewater independent counsel Robert Ray said former FBI Director James Comey’s behavior towards President Trump is unacceptable.
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“That’s someone coming unhinged,” Ray said during an appearance on FOX Business’ “Mornings with Maria.” “I know Jim well, but that to me is beyond the pale.”
President Trump tweeted on Friday that Comey can “General Michael Flynn’s life can be totally destroyed” by his media blitz.
On Thursday Trump tweeted that Comey’s newly released memos “shows clearly” no collusion with Russia in the 2016 election and no obstruction into the investigation. Ray said the presidents comments were “substantially right.”
“The president saying I hope you can see your way to letting Flynn go,” he said. “Whatever Jim Comey may think that means, I think, to me I don’t see how you make an obstruction [of justice] case out of that.”
Ray added it would be in the country's best interest to get past the investigation before the October election.
“[Trump’s} clearly ratcheting up the pressure now,” he said. “I think all of this now properly is correctly leading toward the Mueller investigation needs to be brought to a relatively prompt conclusion.”