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President Trump Just Fired FBI Director James Comey

President Donald Trump has fired FBI Director James Comey.

While the cause of the firing was made clear immediately, it may be tied to his testimony last week regarding Huma Abedin forwarding thousands of emails, many of which were classified, to her then husband sexual offender and former Congressman Anthony Weiner.

Comey today then partially retracted his statement to Congress, saying that only a handful of emails were sent to Weiner and only some were classified.

Here is the White House’s statement:

And the official termination letter from President Trump

And here is the letter from the Deputy Attorney General laying out the case for Comey’s firing

Democrats will no-doubt try to paint this as Trump trying to “cover-up” his alleged ties to Russia. The problem with that is Democrats have wanted Comey fired for months and have blamed him for costing Hillary the election.

We will keep updating this story as more facts come on!