Fired FBI Director James Comey: ‘Vote Democrat This Fall’

Fired FBI Director James Comey, still unhinged over President Donald Trump’s meeting Monday with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Finland, called on voters to give control of Congress to the Democrats, claiming that the GOP-led Congress has failed in its constitutional role role and cited “History”. Unstated by the Trump-hating Comey is that a Democrat Congress would be more inclined to impeach and remove Trump from office.

James Comey.

“This Republican Congress has proven incapable of fulfilling the Founders’ design that “Ambition must … counteract ambition.” All who believe in this country’s values must vote for Democrats this fall. Policy differences don’t matter right now. History has its eyes on us.”

The quote cited by Comey is by James Madison. Fox News’ Chad Pergram wrote about it in 2012 during the battle between the GOP-controlled House and Democrat Attorney General Eric Holder, which ended with Holder being held in contempt of Congress.

“Ambition must be made to counteract ambition,” wrote James Madison in Federalist Paper #51.

The Founders were suspect of government. And so when they mulled ideas about how to form the American government, they strove to make power disparate, strewn across the branches. Madison asserted that this was “essential to the preservation of liberty.”

He wrote that “each department should have a will of its own: and consequently should be so constituted that the members of each should have as little agency as possible in the appointment of the members of the others.” Madison believed that subdividing power in this manner created what he called a “double security” to protect the people.

“The different governments will control each other, at the same time that each will be controlled by itself.”

But Madison was clear that he believed the legislative branch should be the most-powerful area of government. It was ultimately the voice of the people.

Madison fought to inoculate each branch and department of the federal government from the encroachment of others. This helped achieve the goal of checks and balances. But it was only natural there may be an occasion where one branch winds up usurping the power and rights of another one.”

End excerpt. Read entire Chad Pergram article at this link.

Comey was outraged over Trump’s meeting Monday with Putin, slamming him on Twitter Monday night in two tweets:

“This was the day an American president stood on foreign soil next to a murderous lying thug and refused to back his own country. Patriots need to stand up and reject the behavior of this president…Having sold out our nation on an international stage, Mr. Trump will now explain it all to Sean Hannity and Tucker Carlson? I’m guessing RT and Sputnick were unavailable. He owes it to our nation to sit down with a serious journalist.”

Comey, a former life-long Republican, told Congress in 2016 he was no longer a registered Republican.

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