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Trump says he fired FBI chief because he ‘wasn’t doing a good job’ | Reuters

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he fired FBI Director James Comey because he was not doing a good job.

“He wasn’t doing a good job, very simply. He wasn’t doing a good job,” Trump told reporters at the Oval Office during a brief photo op as he met with Henry Kissinger, a former secretary of state.


Trump declined to answer further questions about the firing, which was announced on Tuesday and stunned Washington.

(Reporting by Steve Holland; Writing by Roberta Rampton; Editing by Frances Kerry)

-Reuters