Trump tweets that firing Comey was a ‘great service’

Staff Writer

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Friday he did the nation "a great service" by firing James Comey as FBI director and he cited an internal Justice Department report that found Comey was "insubordinate" in his handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation.
Trump's comments came in his first tweets since the department's inspector general released its 500-page report that also rebuked FBI officials for exchanging anti-Trump text messages during the 2016 campaign.
Trump's supporters have argued that the findings are proof of political bias at the FBI's highest levels that then tainted the Russia investigation, first led by the FBI and now by special counsel Robert Mueller. Mueller's probe includes a look into whether Trump himself tried to obstruct justice by firing Comey...To read more, please refer to our print or online edition.