Trump to move quickly to replace Federal Bureau of Investigation director
Trump to move quickly to replace Federal Bureau of Investigation director
18 May, 2017, 02:12
Trump also hit back on Friday at media reports questioning the credibility of White House accounts of why Comey was sacked, which have changed over the course of the week, and threatened an end to regular White House press briefings.
US President Donald Trump says he'll move quickly to nominate a new Federal Bureau of Investigation director, after he sparked a political firestorm by firing the man investigating possible collusion between Russian Federation and the Trump presidential campaign. As long as Donald Trump remains president, our governing institutions are threatened.
In the Trump era, it has become a cable TV hit and cultural touchstone. The candidate nominated to succeed Comey must be someone who will be supported by Democratic and Republican senators alike. Conflicting stories were the topic of much media discussion. Trump's visible anger and erratic tweets prompted a reporter to ask Spicer on Friday if the president was "out of control". "Maybe the best thing to do would be to cancel all future "press briefings" and hand out written responses for the sake of accuracy???"
However, sources have told Fox News that at least one additional candidate is being interviewed Saturday - Adam Lee, the special agent in charge at the FBI's Richmond office. What's more, House members are now demanding Trump release any such tapes, if they do indeed exist, because that's what happens when you imply you have secret recordings of government officials.
"That's, frankly, offensive, " Spicer said.
Trump spent most of the week out of sight, a marked change from a typically jam-packed schedule that often includes multiple on-camera events per day.
Testifying before the Senate obviously wouldn't fall into the category of "leaking to the press" - at least not ususally, but you never know with Trump.
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"These press conferences are like the biggest thing on daytime television", Trump said. He said in an interview on Thursday with NBC News that Comey gave him this assurance during a dinner and in two phone conversations.
"That exercise, conducted in full view of our republic's citizens, is clearly in line with the spirit of the First Amendment", Mason said. "Doing away with briefings would reduce accountability, transparency, and the opportunity for Americans to see that, in the US system, no political figure is above being questioned".
"I didn't ask that question", Trump said in an interview with Fox News' Jeanine Pirro that aired Saturday night.
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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.
"I hadn't had a chance to have the conversation directly with the president ... They really don't. I'm not saying that in a bragging way".
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