Trump says he will make 'fast decision' on Comey replacement

Trump says he will make 'fast decision' on Comey replacement

During a Thursday interview with NBC's Lester Holt, Trump said he made the decision to fire Comey on his own, and that he would have done it regardless of what Rosenstein recommended, adding that he had been thinking of "this Russian Federation thing with Trump" when he came to his decision to fire Comey.

"Less than a year ago, it hasn't recovered from that", Mr Trump said in an interview with NBC News at the White House.

White House press secretary Sean Spicer said at an afternoon briefing that Trump's warning was "not a threat", adding, "The President has nothing further to say on that". The FBI has been in turmoil -you know that, I know that, everybody knows that.

In public testimony Thursday, the acting Federal Bureau of Investigation director, Andrew McCabe, contradicted White House statements about why Comey was dismissed, particularly the assertion that Comey had lost the confidence of the organization.

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"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", President Trump said in a statement.

WASHINGTON-Ousted FBI Director James Comey has declined an invitation to appear in front of the Senate Intelligence Committee next week as part of the panel's attempt to probe the circumstances of his abrupt firing Tuesday by President Donald Trump.

"What I did was I was going to fire Comey".

That explains why he went into great detail with Holt about what he said were the three times he asked Comey if he was under investigation, despite the appalling appearance of conflict and potential intimidation.

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Anonymous Comey associates have told US media outlets that Comey never told Trump he was not being investigated.

Leaders of the US intelligence agencies, including Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats and CIA chief Mike Pompeo, testifying on Thursday said they agreed with that finding.

Comey could testify during an investigation into the Trump campaign's ties to Russian Federation, meaning the president's tweet could be seen as witness intimidation. An ex-FBI agent, Rogers drew the backing of the FBI Agents Association, which said his diverse background makes him the best choice. Moscow has denied interference in the election, and the Trump administration denies allegations of collusion with Russian Federation. "I was going to fire regardless of recommendation".

Trump said that Comey told him while they were having dinner once, and twice on the phone.

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But looking past the inconsistencies, the more serious concern is the White House linking Comey's firing to Team Trump's desire to see the probe end.

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