Comey “Russian investigation is one reason why I was fired, the president said so”


The Q&A session between the Senate Committee and former FBI Director James Comey continues to land one big sound bite after the next.  Here are the latest hits to drop…

Senator Feinstein: “Why do you believe you were fired?”
Comey: “I guess I don’t know for sure. I take the president at his word.”

Comey went on to say the president has said he was fired because of his leadership role in the Russia investigation.

Other notable moment:

When pressed about whether the president obstructed justice in terms of having him directly saying Comey must drop the investigation of Flynn:

When seeing the president’s tweets about there being possibly being tapes of their closed door meetings, Comey responded by thinking, “Lordy I hope there are tapes.”

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