Trump’s election night speech appeared designed to undermine confidence in his own country’s election system. His latest tweets were no better.
Trump is tweets “Comey lost the confidence of almost everyone in Washington, Republicans and Democrats alike”.
Well Trump never had the confidence of Democrats and now also losing some Republicans, so therefore in the words of Trump he himself should go.
On Tuesday night, Trump unexpectedly fired the director of the FBI James Comey, alleging that he had lost confidence in him after the latter mishandled the investigation of Clinton’s email. This move comes after US Attorney General Jeff Sessions was ordered to find reasons to recommend that Trump dismiss Comey. These facts have raised concerns among opposition and civil rights organizations. They think Comey’s firing was intentionally done to hide misconduct last year by the Trump campaign
After receiving the news, Democrats contended that the fact that Sessions advised Trump to terminate Comey was deeply troubling. Even more so since Sessions had recused himself from any investigation into Russian meddling a few weeks ago. This fact raises several questions about his real involvement with this potential collusion.
At the time Comey was fired, he was carrying out an investigation into a possible collusion between the Trump campaign and the Russian…
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