If President Donald Trump is successful in his bid for re-election, former FBI chief Jim Comey has vowed he’ll be moving out of the United States and heading to New Zealand.
“Start packing,” tweeted Carl Higbie, the co-host of “Higbie and Palumbo” on LifeZetteTV and a former director of advocacy for America First Policies, a group that promotes Donald Trump’s policy agenda, after he heard the news.
Comey made his remarks about his potential move out of the country to New Zealand at Politicon 2019 in Nashville on Saturday, during a “conversation” this weekend with MSNBC host Nicolle Wallace, as Townhall and other outlets reported.
“Our leaders must reflect the glue that holds us together,” said Comey.
“They can’t be people who lie all the time. They just can’t. And I hope people see that’s true whether they are Republicans or Democrats.”
Wallace then asked him, “What if he [Trump] wins again? Will you still believe that?”
Comey replied, “I will be, from my new home in New Zealand. I will still believe in America.”
He may not have the luxury of jetting over to New Zealand, however.
The Department of Justice announced last week that its probe into the origins of the Russia investigation has become a criminal investigation.
Among those who will be under the newly hot white lights: Comey himself.
Aside from Jim Comey, U.S. Attorney John Durham is “very interested” in questioning James Clapper, the former director of National Intelligence, as well as former CIA Director John Brennan, a fervent anti-Trumper who recently dismissed the idea, sources told Fox News.
Durham’s criminal review has prompted some CIA officials to obtain criminal legal counsel in anticipation of being interviewed, The New York Times reported.
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— Ryan Saavedra (@RealSaavedra) October 26, 2019
— All American Girl (@AIIAmericanGirI) October 27, 2019