BREAKING: Trump Fires FBI Director James Comey
There is late evening news in Washington, D.C., as it has just been reported that President Donald Trump has fired the FBI Director, James Comey.
Politico reports that, in a statement to reporters, Sean Spicer– the Press Secretary- stated that, “The president has accepted the recommendation of the Attorney General and the deputy Attorney General regarding the dismissal of the director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.”
A White House statement cited by ABC News says the following: “Today, President Donald J. Trump informed FBI Director James Comey that he has been terminated and removed from office. President Trump acted based on the clear recommendations of both Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and Attorney General Jeff Sessions.”