Former CIA Director John BrennanJohn Owen BrennanRetired admiral resigned from Pentagon advisory committee after writing open letter to Trump Rand Paul ramps up his alliance with Trump Hillicon Valley: Trump signs off on sanctions for election meddlers | Russian hacker pleads guilty over botnet | Reddit bans QAnon forum | FCC delays review of T-Mobile, Sprint merger | EU approves controversial copyright law MORE on Friday went after President TrumpDonald John TrumpOver 100 lawmakers consistently voted against chemical safeguards: study CNN's Anderson Cooper unloads on Trump Jr. for spreading 'idiotic' conspiracy theories about him Cohn: Jamie Dimon would be 'phenomenal' president MORE over his attacks on former FBI Director James ComeyJames Brien ComeyComey tweets: 'We always emerge stronger from hard times' Trump to declassify controversial text messages, documents related to Russia probe Lisa Page bombshell: FBI couldn’t prove Trump-Russia collusion before Mueller appointment MORE, tweeting that Trump’s “kakistocracy is collapsing after its lamentable journey.”

“As the greatest Nation history has known, we have the opportunity to emerge from this nightmare stronger & more committed to ensuring a better life for all Americans, including those you have so tragically deceived,” Brennan tweeted at Trump.

A kakistocracy is a form of government in which the worst persons are in power.

Brennan has been a regular critic of Trump, warning last month that lawmakers who protect him will face "a reckoning."

If anything, his criticisms have become more pronounced in the last few months. 

Trump lashed out at Comey in a pair of tweets early Friday, calling him a “leaker & liar” and an “untruthful slime ball.” 

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The attack came after multiple media outlets reported on excerpts of Comey’s upcoming book.

Comey writes in the book that Trump had asked him to probe the infamous “pee tape” mentioned in the so-called Steele dossier in order to disprove its existence. The dossier alleges that Trump hired prostitutes to urinate on a bed used by former President Obama and first lady Michelle ObamaMichelle LeVaughn Robinson ObamaMichelle Obama’s book tour to include stadium events Michelle Obama teams up with BET to urge women of color to vote Healthy food has gone high end, but is the lifestyle trend worth the cost? MORE at the Moscow Ritz-Carlton.

Comey also ripped Trump as "untethered to truth" in the book and compared him to a mob boss.

“A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership” comes out Tuesday.