James Comey Quips He’ll Move to New Zealand If Trump Is Re-elected in 2020

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James Comey promises to move to New Zealand if Trump wins 2020 reelection

Appearing at Politicon 2019 on Saturday, fired FBI director James Comey quipped he will move to New Zealand if President Trump is re-elected in 2020.

Comey said he felt “optimistic” that even if there was no impeachment of Trump, American people would “pass judgment on what kind of country we want to be”.

“We don’t have the normal human glue that holds this country together, we don’t have common ancestry, common language, common faith we have nothing in common except this set of values.”

“Our leaders must reflect the glue that holds us together, they can’t be people who lie all the time, they just can’t.”

Nzherald.co.nz reports: MSNBC host Nicolle Wallace then asked Comey if he would still believe that if Trump were re-elected in 2020.

“I will be, from my new home in New Zealand, I still will believe in America.”

Comey visited New Zealand while still FBI director in April 2017 for a meeting of spying network Five Eyes – the global alliance of the US, the UK, Canada, Australia and New Zealand.

Comey was also in New Zealand in March 2016, when he met with Minister for the Government Communications and Security Bureau and Security Intelligence Service Chris Finlayson and Police Commissioner Mike Bush.

Trump fired Comey as FBI Director in May 2017 amid a sprawling investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election and any potential Trump campaign role in it.

Trump disapproved of the way Comey handled the investigation, and investigations into Hillary Clinton’s emails.

Trump went on to publicly criticise Comey through social media and the press, calling him a “liar and a leaker”.

The criticism reached an apex last year when Comey released a damaging tell-all book called A Higher Loyalty, a scathing depiction of his interactions with Trump, in which he likens the President to an “unethical” Mob boss and casts his inner circle in largely unflattering terms, saying it was more focused on politics than national security.

Actor Jeff Daniels has signed on to star as the former FBI director in a new four-episode miniseries based on the book, produced by CBS.

Brendan Gleeson, who played Alastor “Mad-Eye” Moody in the Harry Potter series, will star as President Donald Trump.


  1. Yeah right…..

    These “celebs” vowed to leave if Trump was elected in 2016:

    Michael Moore
    Robert DeNiro
    Barbara Streisand
    Al Sharpton
    Miley Cyrus
    Al Sharpton
    Rosie O’Donnell
    Ruth Bader Ginsburg
    Mark Zuckerberg
    Whoopi Goldberg
    Eddie Vedder
    Alec Baldwin
    Barry Diller
    Raven Symone
    Eddie Griffin
    Samuel L. Jackson
    George Lopez
    Jon Stewart
    Amy Schumer
    Snoop Dogg
    Stephanopoulos and wife
    Bryan Cranston
    Lena Dunham
    Chelsea Handler
    Neve Campbell
    Keegan-Michael Key
    Bill Gates
    Warren Buffet
    Chloë Sevigny
    Natasha Lyonne
    Spike Lee
    Amber Rose
    Katie Hopkins
    Sienna Miller

    They’re all still here!!

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