10 things you need to know today: April 16, 2018

Comey calls Trump "morally unfit to be president," the U.S. plans more sanctions to punish Russia for supporting Syria, and more

Comey said Trump is 'morally unfit to be president.'
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1. Comey says Trump 'morally unfit to be president'

Former FBI Director James Comey said in an interview with ABC News on Sunday that President Trump is "morally unfit to be president." Comey said it was "possible" that Russia had material it could use to blackmail the president, such as video of him with prostitutes described in a dossier compiled by a former British spy. "This president does not reflect the values of this country," Comey told ABC's George Stephanopoulos in his first televised interview since he was fired last year. Comey is starting a tour to promote his memoir, A Higher Loyalty. Trump tweeted Sunday that Comey was "slippery" and stupid, accusing him of lying. After the interview aired, Republican National Committee Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel tweeted that Comey "has no credibility."

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