CNN: President Trump Fires FBI Director James Comey

‘Bombshell at the White House, James Comey is out’

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ZELENY: "Today president Donald Trump informed FBI director James Comey he's been terminated and removed from office. Mr. Trump acted based on the clear recommendations of both deputy attorney general rod Rosenstein and attorney general Jeff Sessions. Quote, the FBI is one of our nation's most cherished and respected institutions. Today will mark a new beginning for a crown jum of law enforcement. The search for a new director is beginning as we speak here, wolf, but interestingly, wolf, this is coming on the day, the exact day that James comb he to clarify those comments. No one was expecting this at all, and a letter was given at the FBI sent from here, the White House, over to the FBI just a short time ago, within the last probably 15 or 20 minutes or so, wolf, so this is just coming in. We do not have reaction yet from the FBI."

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