Comey bashes release of Nunes memo: 'That's it?'

Former FBI Director James ComeyJames Brien ComeyMcCabe book: Trump pushed back on officials using Putin claim that North Korea couldn't fire long-range missiles Graham seeks new Rosenstein testimony after explosive McCabe interview Senate confirms Trump pick William Barr as new attorney general MORE torched Republicans on the House Intelligence Committee over the release of a memo alleging the Department of Justice abused a surveillance program on Friday, tweeting, “That’s it?”

“Dishonest and misleading memo wrecked the House intel committee, destroyed trust with Intelligence Community, damaged relationship with FISA court, and inexcusably exposed classified investigation of an American citizen. For what?” Comey tweeted Friday.

“DOJ & FBI must keep doing their jobs,” he added.

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The House Intelligence Committee released the memo Friday, shortly after President TrumpDonald John TrumpBill Kristol resurfaces video of Pence calling Obama executive action on immigration a 'profound mistake' ACLU says planned national emergency declaration is 'clear abuse of presidential power' O'Rourke says he'd 'absolutely' take down border wall near El Paso if he could MORE approved the document’s release.

The document was complied by the office of House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin NunesDevin Gerald NunesThe Hill's 12:30 Report — Presented by Kidney Care Partners — Lawmakers scramble as shutdown deadline nears ‘Fox & Friends’ host asks if McCabe opening FBI probe into Trump was attempt to ‘overthrow government’ Nunes says GOP lawmakers looking through Russia transcripts, will make DOJ referrals MORE (R-Calif.) and alleges that the Justice Department abused a surveillance program.

The memo claims that the department used information gained from the so-called Steele dossier — which was partially funded by the Democratic National Committee — to obtain surveillance warrants against former Trump campaign aide Carter Page.

The FBI made a rare public statement expressing concerns about the release of the memo, saying it leaves out important context. Comey praised the FBI for "speaking up" on Thursday.

Democrats slammed the release of the memo. The Democratic members of the House Judiciary Committee said House Republicans were "complicit in efforts to obstruct justice" by releasing the memo.