| Clip Of Washington Journal 05/10/2017

Video Clip: President Trump Fires FBI Director Comey


Katie Bo Williams discussed the firing of FBI Director James Comey by President Trump, including reasons and reactions to the decision.

5 minutes


  • Attorney General
  • Federal Bureau Of Investigation
  • Justice Department
  • President
  • Separation Of Powers

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