BREAKING NEWS: PRESIDENT TRUMP FIRES FBI DIRECTOR JAMES COMEY


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President Trump on Tuesday fired FBI Director James Comey, according to the White House.

“Today, President Donald J. Trump informed FBI Director James Comey that he has been terminated and removed from office,” White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said in a statement. Acting “on the clear recommendations” of both Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and Attorney General Jeff Sessions.

“It is essential that we find new leadership for the F.B.I. that restores public trust and confidence in its vital law enforcement mission,” President Trump wrote.

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