President Trump Goes On Twitter Rant approximately His Firing Of James Comey
The morning after the bombshell firing that caught Washington off-guard, the president sounded off on Twitter vowing to replace Comey with “someone who will attain a far better job” and will bring “back the spirit and prestige of the FBI.” He also called out the Democrats for crying foul, claiming that they had “said some of the worst things approximately James Comey.”
Meanwhile, Sen. Tim Kaine said Wednesday on Morning Joe that the president fired Comey because he was concerned approximately an investigation into his Russian ties. He cites the president’s “strange” mention in his letter to Comey, thanking the former FBI director for informing him, “on three separate occassions,” that he wasn’t under investigation.
“That shows a deeply insecure president who is very very concerned approximately this investigation and that’s the reason Jim Comey got fired. We’ve got to regain to the bottom of this, a special prosecutor is needed,” Kaine said.
Sen. Richard Blumenthal was also on Moring Joe, calling fort he appointment of a special prosecutor to investigate Trump’s ties to Russia.