Trump Informed Russians He Fired ‘Nut Job’ Comey Due To Research

Report: Trump Told Russians He Fired ‘Nut Job’ Comey Because Of InvestigationEnlarge this image toggle caption Russian Foreign Ministry Photo/AP Russian Foreign Ministry Photo/APPresident Trump told Russian officials last week he had fired the “nut job” FBI Director James Comey in order to ease the pressure of the mounting investigation into his campaign’s ties to Russia, according to a report from the New York Times.
No American reporters were allowed in to document the meeting, only a Russian Foreign Ministry photographer.
Amid growing pressure, Rosenstein, the deputy attorney general, appointed former FBI Director Robert Mueller as a special counsel to oversee the Department of Justice Russia investigation.
He was crazy, a real nut job,” Trump told the Russian foreign minister and U.S. ambassador on May 10 during an Oval Office meeting, according to a transcript of the meeting read to the Times by a U.S. official.
By grandstanding and politicizing the investigation into Russia’s actions, James Comey created unnecessary pressure on our ability to engage and negotiate with Russia,” Spicer said.

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