By now, presumably, you’re aware that President Trump has fired the person in charge of the FBI investigation into his administration’s ties to Russia, a move that’s sent a shockwave across America.
The move comes primarily on the recommendation of Rod Rosenstein, the deputy attorney general, who objected to the fact James Comey closed the investigation into Hillary Clinton’s emails, according to his letter released today.
The letter from the president to Comey informing him of his dismissal. That middle paragraph. pic.twitter.com/CdOSZhxyBz
— Tamara Keith (@tamarakeithNPR) May 9, 2017
Obviously, this is a developing story, but it seems like an appropriate time for an open thread for your opinions and analysis.