I Was Fired Because Of The Russia Investigation: James Comey
Speaking publicly for the first time since his abrupt firing, former FBI director James Comey told a Senate panel Thursday that he took President Trump’s words as “a direction” when Trump asked him to drop the FBI’s investigation of former national security adviser Michael Flynn’s ties to Russia.
“I didn’t obey that,” Comey said to the Senate Intelligence Committee. “But that’s what I thought.”
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Comey said he now believes he was fired to relieve pressure from the ongoing investigation …