The White House and the Republican National Committee were on the defensive Monday, after former FBI Director James Comey's wide-ranging and highly publicized interview with ABC News' George Stephanopoulos on Sunday night. Comey — who has been nicknamed "Lyin' Comey" by the RNC — alleged Trump is a chronic liar during the segment and declared him "morally unfit to be president." "James Comey is a disgraced, disgruntled, discredited individual fired from the FBI for lying and leaking," said White House spokesman Hogan Gidley on Fox News on Monday morning. White House counselor Kellyanne Conway also appeared on a number of morning shows: "All Comey had to do was keep his mouth shut," she told CNN's Chris Cuomo. Comey's memoir, A Higher Loyalty, comes out Tuesday.

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