Wow! This is clearly something the White House prepared for because they had a packet of information available for the press to look over.
Deputy AG Rosentein sent out an email with information regarding Comey’s gaffes. Then this…
The White House released a statement confirming the dismissal of FBI Director James Comey:
All we can say about this is – It’s about time!
Comey had 7 years left in his 10 year tenure at the FBI.
AG jeff Sessions recommended this firing…
The White House announced Tuesday afternoon that FBI Director James Comey was fired.
“Today, President Donald J. Trump informed FBI Director James Comey that he has been terminated and removed from office,” White House press secretary Sean Spicer said in a statement. “President Trump acted based on the clear recommendations of both Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and Attorney General Jeff Sessions.”
PRESIDENT TRUMP’S LETTER:
The search for a new director will begin immediately, Spicer added.
“The FBI is one of our nation’s most cherished and respected institutions and today will mark a new beginning for our crown jewel of law enforcement,” Trump said in the statement.
VIA: BUSINESS INSIDER