Jennifer Palmieri, who served in the Obama administration as the director of communications as well as the director of communications for Hillary Clinton’s 2016 campaign, just tweeted that former FBI Director James Comey “knows how to use the moment” and will have “something more to say” at today’s hearing. In other words, as President Trump said, he’s a “showboat”?
This is correct. Comey knows how to use the moment. He will have something more to say today. https://t.co/mRCzDw3SHh
— Jennifer Palmieri (@jmpalmieri) June 8, 2017
She was responding to NBC’s Chuck Todd who said yesterday’s opening statement that was released to the media was “just an appetizer.” Again, isn’t that what a “showboat” would do?
— TODAY (@TODAYshow) June 8, 2017
As for the “showboat”narrative, it sounds like team Trump will go that route in response to today’s testimony, whatever it may be:
— Newsweek (@Newsweek) June 7, 2017
And here are some of the Comey talking points from the RNC:
Got a copy of RNC/Trump talking points to fight Comey, distributed to supporters tonight (complete with gifs!). Here are the main points: pic.twitter.com/cifVPGwUks
— Philip Rucker (@PhilipRucker) June 8, 2017