Trump says a bit too much about James Comey’s FBI firing (again)


It was on May 9, 2017, when Donald Trump fired James Comey as the director of the FBI. The Republican president hadn’t yet been in office for four months, but he nevertheless ousted Comey six years before the end of his 10-year term.

A few days later, Trump sat down with NBC News’ Lester Holt and effectively confessed that he fired the FBI director in order to undermine the investigation into the Russia scandal. It was a rare instance in which a sitting president willingly raised the prospect of obstructing justice during a national television interview.

Four years later, the Republican is apparently still confessing.

In an interview that aired last night, Trump sat down with Fox News’ Mark Levin, apparently to help promote a new book with photographs from his time in the White House. Their discussion turned to the Russia scandal, which the former president said may have been made up in…

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