Maxine Waters

GOP campaign seeks to brand ex-FBI director Comey a liar as he touts book critical of Trump

GOP campaign seeks to brand ex-FBI director Comey a liar as he touts book critical of Trump

In advance of a publicity tour by James Comey to promote his new book, the Republican National Committee is preparing a widespread campaign to undercut his credibility, including a new website that dubs the former FBI Director as "Lyin' Comey."

The website prominently features quotes from Democrats highly critical of Comey before his firing by Trump nearly a year ago as the president grew agitated by the Russia probe.

RNC officials say their effort will also include digital ads, a "war room" to monitor Comey's television appearances, a rapid response team to rebut his claims in real time and coordination of Trump surrogates to fan out across other TV...

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