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Deputy AG Confirms That Decision to Fire Comey Came From Trump, Not Him

President Donald Trump wanted to fire FBI Director James Comey long before Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein wrote a memo in support of his ouster, Rosenstein told senators on Thursday. The White House put Rosenstein at the center of the growing storm last week when it claimed his memo was the catalyst for the firing. But according to Rosenstein, while he supported Comey's firing, his memo on Comey neither instigated his removal nor was meant to justify it.
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