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>> FBI Director James Comey, fired Tuesday. President Trump terminated the Director of the Bureau, while he was in the middle of a ten-year term at the recommendation of Attorney General Jeff Sessions. The President saying, Comey was no longer able to effectively lead the agency. In a statement the President saying that, quote, today will mark a new beginning for our crown jewel of law enforcement.
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This comes just days after Comey appeared before the Senate, defending his handling of the Clinton email probe. Adding for the first time publicly, that how it unfolded made him uneasy.>> Look, this was terrible, it makes me mildly nauseous to think that we might have had some impact on the election.
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But honestly, it wouldn't change the decision.>> And this week, Comey under fire for including apparent false and misleading testimony at that hearing, about the number and kind of e-mails sent by Clinton aide Huma Abedin, to her husband Anthony Weiner. Comey's sudden and shocking dismissal comes as the FBI is investigating Russian meddling in the 2016 election, and any possible ties to the Trump campaign.