FILE - In this Thursday, June 8, 2017, file photo, former FBI director James Comey speaks during a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on Capitol Hill, in Washington. The Republican National Committee plans an aggressive response to an upcoming memoir by fired FBI director James Comey. The focus will be on past Democratic criticism of Comey.  (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)

James Comey[1], the FBI director who was fired last year by President Donald Trump[2], is urging voters to support Democrats in November’s midterm elections.

Comey[3] says on Twitter that the “Republican Congress has proven incapable of fulfilling the Founders’ design that ‘Ambition must … counteract ambition.’” That refers to the need for Congress to provide checks and balances to presidential power.

Comey[4] writes: “All who believe in this country’s values must vote for Democrats this fall. … History has its eyes on us.”

The former FBI director recently said he no longer considers himself a Republican.

On Monday, after Trump[5]’s press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin, Comey[6] tweeted, “This was the day an American president stood on foreign soil next to a murderous lying thug and refused to back his own country.”

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