This is nothing like what we heard at the White House press briefing this week.
President Obama appears to have thrown James Comey under the bus after promising he wouldn’t be “meddling” in the FBI’s investigation of Hillary Clinton’s emails.
We spoke with President Obama about the FBI’s recent investigation into emails related to Hillary Clinton pic.twitter.com/3ivMp2TfVi
— NowThis (@nowthisnews) November 2, 2016
“Well, you know, I’ve made a very deliberate effort to make sure that I don’t look like I’m meddling in what are supposed to be independent processes for making these assessments,” the president told NowThis News in an interview published Wednesday marking his first public comments since Comey announced a new review of information connected to Clinton.
— The Hill (@thehill) November 2, 2016
.@CNN reporting that President Obama says Comey is guilty of innuendo and releasing incomplete information…and criticizes leaks from FBI.
— Kirsten Powers (@KirstenPowers) November 2, 2016
Do you really want to go there Mr. President? https://t.co/KAgkmlV03i
— Dr. John Carroll (@johned66) November 2, 2016
“I do think that there is a norm that when there are investigations, we don’t operate on innuendo,” Obama said, just days after the White House said he would defend Comey’s integrity.
So much for the White House remaining “neutral”. https://t.co/AmG1hv0MZv
— Fountain drain (@LuluVol) November 2, 2016
I’m old enough to remember when the White House defended Comey’s integrity.
— Pradheep Shanker MD (@Neoavatara) November 2, 2016
— Kyle Baxter (@kbaxter) November 2, 2016
— Doug Sheridan (@dougsheridan) November 2, 2016
With Election Day looming, the president is now singing a different tune in a complete lack of self-awareness.
The same Obama who declared before the FBI investigation concluded that Clinton emails didnt harm national security? https://t.co/R2mqcfzKcZ
— Stephen Hayes (@stephenfhayes) November 2, 2016
Same guy who blamed Benghazi on a YouTube video https://t.co/0N6VsD9EFo
— Jesse Kelly (@JesseKellyDC) November 2, 2016
That’s at least what he’s guilty of… https://t.co/giSgZ7sD9i
— Beverlee Hughes (@BeverleeHughes3) November 2, 2016
@stephenfhayes The same Obama who said the exact opposite of what he’s saying today, two days ago.
— Nickarama (@Nickarama1) November 2, 2016
@stephenfhayes The same Obama that said if you like your doctor you can keep your doctor?
— MollyBird (@commondecencyyo) November 2, 2016
This is a president who benefited when he got two different people’s divorce records leaked, but whatever. https://t.co/REzs7nE4Rp
— Josh Jordan (@NumbersMuncher) November 2, 2016
— Witchy Roni (@MilitaryRosary) November 2, 2016
@stephenfhayes has anyone asked Obama abt all this on HIS watch, HIS Admin, His SoS, His AG, His DOJ? How He get a pass for such corruption?
— mcbob (@mcbob) November 2, 2016
@thehill We do however, break open sealed divorce records and get Harry Reid to make up lies about my opponents. Oh, and use the IRS.
— Harry Bosch (@Bosch3333) November 2, 2016
— Rowsdower! (@Good_Lt) November 2, 2016
Twitter users were also happy to educate Obama on the correct meaning of the word “innuendo.”
Did the president mention that the complete information was destroyed by Hillary Clinton? https://t.co/NSQ0fkaoEw
— David Harsanyi (@davidharsanyi) November 2, 2016
— ●○ (@DeplorableElite) November 2, 2016
— Real Howard Wall (@GatewayEcon) November 2, 2016
More emails found in an previously undisclosed device is not innuendo. https://t.co/02TylJzPQ0
— Holden (@Holden114) November 2, 2016
— Gary Figg (@gfigg42) November 2, 2016
he really has no clue, about anything
— workinglate (@Workinglate) November 2, 2016
And as one Twitter user summed it all up:
— Cyndi (@martincynthia) November 2, 2016
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