Comey's 9-year-old neighbor baked him cookies after he was fired: report
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Former FBI Director James ComeyJames Brien ComeyTrump and advisers considering firing FBI director after election: WaPo Trump remarks put pressure on Barr Ex-deputy attorney general says Justice Dept. 'will ignore' Trump's threats against political rivals MORE's nine-year-old neighbor reportedly baked and hand delivered chocolate chip cookies to him after he was fired by President TrumpDonald John TrumpObama slams Trump in Miami: 'Florida Man wouldn't even do this stuff' Trump makes his case in North Carolina, Ohio and Wisconsin Pence's chief of staff tests positive for COVID-19 MORE this week.

A reporter for NPR recounted a text she received from the little girl’s mom.

"FBI Director Comey lives in our neighborhood, and, as you would imagine - there were a lot of reporters at the foot of his driveway today. Abby thought that was quite inhospitable,” the text said. 

“Well - either a 9 year old in a parochial school uniform dress doesn't look very threatening- or the smell of the choc chip cookies was so good that the security detail could smell them from the other side of the gate .... in either case, Abby Grace just hand delivered a dozen cookies fresh from the oven. She walked up, shook the hand of the 6'10" agent, introduced herself, and, hopefully made Director Comey's day a little bit better!"


Trump fired Comey earlier this week in a signed letter calling for “a new beginning” at the FBI. 

The mother of the 9-year old, whose name is Abby Grace, told the reported why she thought her daughter baked Comey the cookies.

"We've spent a lot of time talking about how kindness and empathy are the most important ways for us to engage [with] people regardless of if we agree with or understand their positions," the mother wrote.

"In [Director] Comey's case, Abby said 'I wanted him to know we respect him for his career of service.’”

According to a report of the interaction by Food and Wine, the little girl also gave Comey a letter with her cookies that read: “We are proud to be your neighbor and thank you for all you have done for America. Love: Abby Grace."