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Comey on Trump: 'I don’t think he’s mentally incompetent. I think he’s morally incompetent to be president'

Comey on Trump: 'I don’t think he’s mentally incompetent. I think he’s morally incompetent to be president'

Former FBI Director James Comey said Tuesday night that President Donald Trump is “very smart” but “morally incompetent to be president.”

Comey made the pronouncement before a packed house at a Baltimore Speakers Series talk at Meyerhoff Symphony Hall.

“I don’t buy the stuff about mental incompetence,” he said during a question-and-answer period.

“I don’t think he’s mentally incompetent. I think he’s morally incompetent to be president.”

Comey — fired by Trump last year — said he reached his conclusions because of Trump’s “values.”

He said the president lies constantly, treats women like “meat” and failed to properly condemn white supremacists who rallied in...

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