James ComeyJames Brien ComeyDopey Russian ads didn’t swing voters — federal coverups did Assessing Trump’s impeachment odds through a historic lens Drama surrounding Shulkin — what is the future of VA health care? MORE is heading to “The View” for his first daytime TV appearance.
Whoopi Goldberg, one of the ABC talk show’s co-hosts, announced the high-profile April 18 booking on Tuesday’s show, saying of the former FBI director, “Clearly, we have a lot to talk to him about.”
JUST ANNOUNCED: Former FBI Director James @Comey sits down with the co-hosts of @TheView Wednesday, April 18th for his first daytime interview. https://t.co/f8u2wc159S pic.twitter.com/GkMh5NoG6O
— The View (@TheView) March 13, 2018
The interview on “The View” will come a day after Comey is poised to sit down with Stephen Colbert on CBS’s “The Late Show.”
The slate of appearances, which also includes his first post-administration interview with George Stephanopoulos on April 15, come during a promotional push for Comey’s upcoming memoir, “A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies & Leadership.”
Comey was famously ousted from his job leading the FBI by President TrumpDonald John TrumpAccuser says Trump should be afraid of the truth Woman behind pro-Trump Facebook page denies being influenced by Russians Shulkin says he has White House approval to root out ‘subversion’ at VA MORE last May, leading to the Justice Department appointment of special counsel Robert MuellerRobert Swan MuellerSasse: US should applaud choice of Mueller to lead Russia probe MORE to investigate Russian meddling in the 2016 election.
Comey later said under oath that Trump had asked him for “loyalty,” and for him to back off the investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn. Trump has denied both claims.