While speculation swirls about the details of former FBI Director James Comey’s firing, President Donald Trump offered a simple explanation for the termination on Wednesday.
When asked why Comey was fired, Trump told reporters this: “Because he was not doing a good job.”
He offered the succinct explanation during an appearance in the Oval Office with Henry Kissinger. It was not immediately clear why Kissinger was meeting with Trump.
Watch vide of Trump’s comments below:
Q: Why did you fire FBI Director Comey?
A. He wasn't doing a good job, very simply. He was not doing a good job. pic.twitter.com/pFjPZeHRZU
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