James Comey book: 6 new things to know about his highly anticipated memoir

Former FBI director James Comey blasts President Trump as unethical and “untethered to truth” and his leadership of the country as “transactional, ego driven and about personal loyalty.” (April 12) AP

(USA Today) – Former FBI director James Comey’s highly anticipated book drops next week and we’re getting the first taste of what’s in it, thanks to media outlets who got early copies.

Get ready to brush up on your mob terminology as we take a peek into A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership.

Comey knows about the mob. As a prosecutor, he helped dismantle the Gambino crime family. So when Comey compares Don to a Don, he knows of which he speaks.

“The silent circle of assent. The boss in complete control. The loyalty oaths. The us-versus-them worldview. The lying about all things, large and small, in service to some code of loyalty that put the organization above morality and above the truth,” is how Comey describes the Trump administration, according to The New York Times.

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists.