Comey set up an unprecedented public challenge from someone of his stature to a sitting commander in chief, framing the most penetrating critique of Trump’s White House yet from an establishment figure.
“The foundation of this country is in jeopardy when we stop measuring our leaders against that central value of the truth,” Comey said in an exclusive interview with ABC News chief anchor George Stephanopoulos.
His indictment came at the start of a media blitz to promote his book “A Higher Loyalty,” publishing Tuesday — 11 months after he was fired. The action sparked claims the President was trying to obstruct justice over the Russia probe and led to the appointment of a special counsel.
The former FBI director’s appearance threw into focus questions that will be at play over the next 10…