He has matched Comey's extreme rhetoric (comparing Trump to a Mafia boss) with equally tough tweets (calling the fired director an "untruthful slime ball").
Just yesterday, Trump tweeted: "Comey drafted the Crooked Hillary exoneration long before he talked to her (lied in Congress to Senator G), then based his decisions on her poll numbers.
(The DOJ inspector general said Andrew McCabe, Comey’s former deputy who was recently fired, repeatedly lied about his own leaking.)
Why did you hold a news conference and criticize Clinton rather than just issuing a one-sentence release declining prosecution?
The mainstream media have done a series of backflips on Comey: He was the upright, judicious figure who declined to prosecute Clinton.