Trump terminates FBI boss with immediate effect for ‘mishandling Clinton probe’
DJAROT SAIFUL HIDAYAT, Jakarta acting governor
RESIDENT Donald Trump on Tuesday fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey, ousting the man heading a wide-ranging investigation into whether his aides colluded with Russia to sway last year’s United States election.
In a shock move that drew comparisons to the Watergate scandal that brought down Richard Nixon, Trump told Comey that the FBI needed new leadership and he was being “terminated” immediately.
The administration paired the letter with a scathing review by Deputy Attorney-General Rod Rosenstein of how Comey handled the investigation into Hillary Clinton’s email practices, including
THURSDAY, MAY 11, 2017
The letter issued by US President Donald Trump to fire FBI director James Comey (inset) yesterday.