Pundits Speculate About Why Trump Fired FBI Director James Comey

President Trump fired FBI Director James Comey on Tuesday. Comey, he said, is “not able effectively to lead the Bureau.”

In Trump’s letter to Comey informing him of the firing, he wrote, “I greatly appreciate you informing me, on three separate occasions, that I am not under investigation.” He went on, “I nevertheless concur with the judgement of the Department of Justice that you are not able to effectively lead the Bureau.”

Comey Usurped the Attorney General’s Authority

The White House said the president “acted based on the clear recommendations of both Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and Attorney General Jeff Sessions.” Rosenstein’s memo laid out the case for the firing.

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