Fox News host: Comey sounds like an emotional 'schoolgirl'

Fox News host Jesse Watters blasted former FBI Director James ComeyJames Brien ComeyGiuliani says his demand for Mueller probe to be suspended was for show Cuomo, Smerconish and Melber – Where facts matter Hillicon Valley: Supreme Court takes up Apple case | Senate votes to block ZTE deal | Officials testify on Clinton probe report | Russia's threat to undersea cables | Trump tells Pentagon to create 'space force' | FCC begins T-Mobile, Sprint deal review MORE on Friday, saying that he sounds more like a "schoolgirl" than a "lawman" in his forthcoming book.

"He’s supposed to be a lawman. And, you know, he sounds like a schoolgirl," Watters said on Fox News's "The Five."

"He’s emotional, he’s socially awkward, he can’t even be alone with the president of the United States. How weird is that. ... He sounds like a sensitive little child.”

Watters also ripped Comey for his stewardship of the nation's top law enforcement agency, accusing him of having "diminished the credibility of the FBI."


Watters's comments came as passages from Comey's upcoming book, "A Higher Loyalty," surfaced in the media starting Thursday.

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In the book, Comey offers a scathing assessment of the president, casting him as unethical, self-interested and "untethered to truth."

He also delivers some more personal jabs at Trump, mocking his "too long" tie and suggesting the “bright white half-moons” under his eyes are the result of tanning goggles.

Trump fired Comey last year, ostensibly for his handling of the Clinton investigation. He later acknowledged that the FBI probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 election also factored into his decision to oust the former FBI director.