Booker says FBI chief Comey’s firing by Trump should ‘set off alarm bells’
WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Cory Booker, a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, said the need for a independent prosecutor to investigate possible ties between President Donald Trump’s campaign and Russian officials was “even more urgent” following the dismissal of FBI Director James Comey.
“The president of the United States just fired the person who was investigating his campaign, which should set off alarm bells across the country,” said Booker (D-N.J.). “The last time a presidential firing raised this many questions, America was in the middle of the Watergate crisis.”
Now it’s even more important that an …