Friday, May 12, 2017
WATCH: Trump Destroys White House Excuses For Comey Firing, Says 'Showboat' Comey Had To Go
DailyWire/by Ben Shapiro
In a preview clip for NBC’s Lester Holt interview of President Donald Trump, which will air tonight, Trump essentially destroys the entire case his communications team has been making for days. This, you will recall, was the original timeline: on Tuesday, Trump was provided with a memo by deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein recommending the firing of FBI director James Comey for his botched execution of the Hillary Clinton email investigation; Trump received a recommendation from Attorney General Jeff Sessions as well; Trump then fired Comey on the basis of those recommendations. Kellyanne Conway appeared on national television to inform Americans that nobody could question Trump’s timing on the firing, even though the events at issue had occurred months ago, and Comey was in the midst of investigating connections between the Trump campaign and the Russian government.
On Thursday, Trump blew up that timeline.