Advance sales push Comey’s book to No. 2 on best-sellers list
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Former FBI Director James ComeyJames Brien ComeyIs coronavirus the final Trump crisis? Full appeals court to rehear case over McGahn subpoena Tucker Carlson: Biden's 'fading intellect' an 'opportunity' for Democrats to control him MORE's unreleased book has risen to the No. 2 spot on Amazon's list of best-sellers.

"A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership," which is scheduled to be released on April 17, has seen a surge in preorders.

The book had been No. 15 on the list on Saturday morning, CNN reported, but jumped in the rankings by Sunday morning.

Within hours of the initial publication of this story, the book shot to the number one spot on Amazon's best-seller list.

Comey is expected to use his upcoming book tour to directly rebut President TrumpDonald John TrumpBiden campaign: Trump and former vice president will have phone call about coronavirus Esper: Military personnel could help treat coronavirus patients 'if push comes to shove' Schumer calls for military official to act as medical equipment czar MORE's attacks on the FBI.

Trump has taken to Twitter in recent days to attack Comey following the firing of FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabeAndrew George McCabeTrump shakes up Justice Department, intelligence community Trump allies assembled lists of officials considered disloyal to president: report Bill Barr is trying his best to be Trump's Roy Cohn MORE


On Saturday, Trump tweeted that the "Fake News" was "beside themselves that McCabe was caught, called out and fired."

"How many hundreds of thousands of dollars was given to wife’s campaign by Crooked H friend, Terry M, who was also under investigation?" he tweeted, referring to Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonPoll: More Republican voters think party is more united than Democratic voters Whoopi Goldberg presses Sanders: 'Why are you still in the race?' Poll: Biden holds slight edge on Trump in Wisconsin MORE and former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D).

"How many lies? How many leaks? Comey knew it all, and much more!"

On Sunday, Trump again took to Twitter to go after Comey, accusing him of lying under oath.

“Wow, watch Comey lie under oath to [Sen. Chuck GrassleyCharles (Chuck) Ernest GrassleyLawmakers press IRS to get coronavirus checks to seniors Pelosi floats undoing SALT deduction cap in next coronavirus bill Democrats eye additional relief checks for coronavirus MORE (R-Iowa)] when asked ‘have you ever been an anonymous source...or known someone else to be an anonymous source...?’ ” Trump tweeted.

"He said strongly 'never, no.' He lied."

Trump also referred to the former FBI director as "lying James Comey" in a subsequent tweet.

Comey, who was fired by Trump last year, on Saturday posted a tweet directed at the president, saying the American people will "hear my story very soon."

"And they can judge for themselves who is honorable and who is not,” Comey tweeted.

Updated at 4:27 p.m.