WASHINGTON (AP) Former FBI Director James Comey blasts President Donald Trump as "unethical" and "untethered to truth" in a new book.
He calls Mr. Trump's leadership of the country "ego driven and about personal loyalty."
Comey's comments come in the new book in which he casts Trump as a mafia boss-like figure who sought to blur the line between law enforcement and politics and tried to pressure him regarding the investigation into Russian election interference.
The book provides a firsthand account of several moments under scrutiny by special counsel Robert Mueller's team probing possible obstruction of justice by Mr. Trump.
The book is sure to ignite a backlash from Mr. Trump, who has previously attacked Comey as a "showboat" and a "liar."
It is to be released next week.
The Associated Press purchased a copy.