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Trump Downplays Comey Controversy, Says Search for New FBI Director 'Moving Rapidly'

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Monday, 15 May 2017 ()

White House officials on Monday continued to deflect criticism of President Donald Trump's firing of FBI Director James Comey and insisted the search to name his successor was moving quickly. Six days after Trump fired Comey, the firestorm over the decision raged on in Washington, with Democrats ramping up their calls for a special prosecutor to look into possible Russia-Trump ties. Although the extent of the political fallout remained unclear, the decision to fire Comey has become...
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News video: Trump told Russian diplomats pressure was taken off after 'nutjob' Comey firing: report

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Donald Trump told Russian diplomats he was feeling better after firing the "nutjob" The "nutjob" being FBI Director James Comey The President told Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Ambassador Sergei Kislyak that pressure had been “taken off” Trump said of the ousted FBI Director... Donald Trump...

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