Trump Fires FBI Director Comey

FBI Director James Comey
FBI Director James Comey, seen here during a news conference in Washington in 2014, was fired by President Trump from his position as FBI Director on Tuesday, May 9, 2017. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
FBI Director James Comey
FBI Director James Comey, seen here during a news conference in Washington in 2014, was fired by President Trump from his position as FBI Director on Tuesday, May 9, 2017. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Trump Fires FBI Director Comey

In a letter to the U.S. Justice Department Tuesday, President Donald Trump fired controversial FBI Director James Comey. Both Republican and Democratic lawmakers have questioned the timing and rationale of the move.

Steve Clemons, Washington editor-at-large for The Atlantic and national security contributor to MSNBC, talks with Worldview about the fallout and what it may mean for the future of investigations into possible ties between the Trump presidential campaign and Russia.