On Tuesday President Trump fired FBI Director James Comey, an Obama-era appointee who has been in charge of the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election and possible Russian ties with members of Trump’s presidential campaign. Trump said he acted on the advice of U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Deputy Attorney Rod Rosenstein. We’ll bring you the latest on the developing story.
President Trump Fires FBI Director James Comey
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Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, James Comey testifies in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee during an oversight hearing on the FBI on Capitol Hill May 3, 2017 in Washington, DC. Comey is expected to answer questions about Russian involvement into the 2016 presidential election. (Photo: Eric Thayer/Getty Images)