Attorney general recommended the firing of Comey, who has been at the center of numerous political controversies since the 2016 US election
US president cites Comey’s handling of Clinton email investigation, as ‘Nixonian’ move condemned by Democrats and civil society groups
The president said Mr Comey had to go over his handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation.
President Trump has fired FBI Director James Comey, White House press secretary Sean Spicer announced Tuesday.
President Trump has dismissed the director, James Comey, on the recommendation of Attorney General Jeff Sessions, said the White House spokesman, Sean Spicer.
The startling move, officials said, stemmed from a conclusion by Justice Department officials that he had mishandled the probe of Hillary Clinton’s emails. Comey was fired as he is leading a counterintelligence investigation to determine…
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump ignited a political firestorm on Tuesday by firing FBI Director James Comey, who had been leading an investigation into the Trump 2016 presidential campaign's possible collusion with…
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