Trump Says New FBI Director Could Be Named Next Week
Trump Says New FBI Director Could Be Named Next Week
16 May, 2017, 07:30
Axelrod added that Trump put White House press secretary Sean Spicer in a "very hard spot" regarding the ouster of former FBI Director James Comey.
The request follows Trump's Friday morning tweet saying to Comey, whom he fired earlier in the week, "better hope that there are no "tapes" of our conversations".
"Trump gave an interview to explain it was his decision to fire Comey, contradicting every argument his team had made on his behalf", Meyers said on Thursday's "Late Night".
While Washington is still reeling about President Trump's dismissal of FBI Director James Comey, the majority of his supporters think it was a good call.
The FBI has never had a female director.
In a pair of tweets sent Friday, Trump suggested he might do away with the daily press briefings at the White House and instead have his spokesmen communicate to the public only via "written responses".
Critics have assailed Trump for dismissing the Federal Bureau of Investigation chief just as the agency is investigating alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 US election, and possible Moscow ties to the Trump presidential campaign.The New York Times reported the president asked Comey in January to pledge loyalty to him and that Comey refused to do so. "The tweet speaks for itself".
"The president has nothing further to add on that", Spicer said when questioned about a recording system.
On Friday, a person close to the former director recounted a Comey-Trump dinner in January at which Trump asked for a pledge of loyalty, The Associated Press reported. When Trump then pressed for "honest loyalty", Comey told him, "You will have that", recounted the Comey associate.
The White House initially said Trump fired Comey on the recommendation of the top Justice Department officials: Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Rosenstein.
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