President Donald Trump fired back at James Comey the morning after the fired FBI director’s sit-down interview with George Stephanopoulos on ABC. “Comey drafted the Crooked Hillary exoneration long before he talked to her (lied in Congress to Senator G), then based his decisions on her poll numbers,” Trump wrote. “Disgruntled, he, McCabe, and the others, committed many crimes!” Comey drafted the Crooked Hillary exoneration long before he talked to her (lied in Congress to Senator G), then based his decisions on her poll numbers. Disgruntled, he, McCabe, and the others, committed many crimes! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) April 16, 2018 Trump has long griped that Comey drafted a statement about the ending of the Hillary Clinton email investigation months before the FBI interviewed her — a timeline the FBI has confirmed. The president also made reference to Comey’s admission that his certainty that Clinton would win the 2016 … [Read more...] about Trump Fires Back at ‘Disgruntled’ Comey: ‘Committed Many Crimes!’
Updated 5:39 am, Friday, April 13, 2018 Now Playing: Former FBI Director James Comey blasts President Donald Trump as unethical and “untethered to truth” and his leadership of the country as “transactional, ego driven and about personal loyalty." (April 12) Media: Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on former FBI Director James Comey (all times local): 8:30 a.m. President Donald Trump says former FBI Director James Comey is an "untruthful slime ball" who should be prosecuted for leaking classified information. Trump tweets: "It was my great honor to fire him." Trump is reacting to Comey's new book, which compares the president to an unethical mob boss who demands loyalty and twists facts to serve his purpose. Trump wrote on Twitter Friday: "He is a weak and unethical slimeball who was, as time has proven, a terrible Director of the FBI. His handling of the Crooked Hillary Clinton case, and the events surrounding it, will go down as … [Read more...] about The Latest: Trump fires back at Comey on Twitter
Andrew McCabe‘s firing is still driving the political news cycle, but since this is bound to have major connotations for Robert Mueller‘s investigation, Matt Drudge emerged on Twitter to ask whether President Trump should do away with the special counsel. The Drudge Report chief doesn’t put a whole lot of tweets on his personal account (they never last long anyway), but tonight, he decided to send out a poll asking whether Trump should give Mueller the boot next. **DRUDGE POLL** SHOULD PRESIDENT TRUMP FIRE MUELLER? https://t.co/ZoHVVIJEVO — DRUDGE REPORT (@DRUDGE_REPORT) March 18, 2018 He also included this little shot at Mueller’s ability as an investigator: Drudge may be taking Trump’s pulse, seeing as the president blasted McCabe on Twitter a lot before turning his attention to Mueller. The president’s latest tweet derides the special counsel investigation as a “witch hunt” again, and says the probe “should never have been … [Read more...] about Matt Drudge Holds Online Poll: Should Trump Fire Robert Mueller?
BREAKING: President Trump tweets that Rex Tillerson has been fired, confirms CIA Director Mike Pompeo will become the Secretary of State. pic.twitter.com/8RwL0lEiW7 — MSNBC (@MSNBC) March 13, 2018 President Donald Trump fired Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Tuesday, replacing him with CIA Director Mike Pompeo, officials told the Washington Post. The stunning shake-up of the State Department’s leadership comes amid a divergence in the public statements coming from Tillerson and the White House, on delicate foreign policy predicaments ranging from North Korea talks to Russian chemical attacks in the U.K. Trump confirmed the move on Twitter Tuesday morning: Mike Pompeo, Director of the CIA, will become our new Secretary of State. He will do a fantastic job! Thank you to Rex Tillerson for his service! Gina Haspel will become the new Director of the CIA, and the first woman so chosen. Congratulations to all! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 13, 2018 Per … [Read more...] about BREAKING: Trump Fires Secretary of State Rex Tillerson
CNN’s Jim Acosta is reporting tonight that, per a source, President Trump hasn’t completely ruled out firing Robert Mueller.Acosta said on The Situation Room Trump is growing “increasingly impatient” with the special counsel’s investigation and could still fire him.Per CNN’s source: “Anybody who knows Trump best knows that’s a possibility. The guy is a street fighter. And he thinks this Mueller investigation is BS.”Watch above, via CNN.[image via screengrab]— — Follow Josh Feldman on Twitter: @feldmaniac Have a tip we should know? [email protected] … [Read more...] about CNN’s Acosta: Source Says Trump Firing Mueller Is Still ‘A Possibility’