Democrats compare Trump’s firing of Comey to Nixon and Watergate

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Democrats who had criticized Comey for canada goose coats making Canada Goose Online public announcements about the Clinton email investigation in the days leading up to the election, came to his defense Tuesday night, assailing Mr. Trump for firing the man whose agency is investigating any ties between Trump associates and Russia’s alleged interference in the 2016 election.

Mr. Trump’s termination letter to Comey contained a curious cheap canada goose uk allusion to canada goose coats on sale the FBI’s Russian meddling canada goose uk outlet probe. In the second paragraph, Mr. canada goose black friday sale Trump wrote, “While I greatly appreciate you informing me, on three separate occasions, that I am not under investigation, I nevertheless concur with the judgment of the Department of Justice that you canada goose store are not able to effectively lead the bureau.”

“This is Nixonian,” Pennsylvania canada goose uk black friday Democratic Sen. Bob Casey buy canada goose jacket cheap declared in a statement. “Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein must immediately click over here Canada Goose Outlet appoint a special counsel to continue the Trump/Russia investigation.”

Casey’s statement went on to point out that on Mar. 20, Comey had confirmed during a House Intelligence Committee hearing that the FBI was investigating the Russian government’s meddling canada goose in the 2016 presidential election. This included “‘the nature of any links between individuals associated with the Trump campaign and the Russian government and whether there was any coordination between the campaign and Russia’s efforts,'” Casey wrote, quoting Comey’s remarks.

Nixon famously fired special prosecutor Archibald Cox in what became Canada Goose Jackets known as the Saturday Night Canada Goose Coats On Sale Massacre, resulting in the resignations of his attorney general and deputy attorney canada goose clearance general.

New Mexico Democratic Sen. Martin Heinrich echoed the sentiment, saying that Mr. Trump’s action “smacks” of cheap Canada Goose the Watergate era.

President Trump dismissal of FBI Director Comey smacks of President Nixon’s Saturday Night Massacre.

Washington Democratic Sen. Ron Wyden a longtime critic of Comey, said the now former FBI director should have uk canada goose outlet the chance to testify immediately.

Comey should be immediately called to testify in an open hearing about the status of canada goose clearance sale Russia/Trump investigation at the time he was fired. Mark Warner told CNN the timing of the firing, shortly before Comey was set to testify before Congress Thursday, and after former acting Attorney General Sally Yates testified before Congress “sure seems awfully curious.”

Democratic Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer in a press conference uk canada goose Tuesday night Canada Goose Parka said the timing of the firing during the Russia investigation “does not seem to be a coincidence.”

Clinton’s 2016 campaign manager Robby Mook, a canada goose uk shop frequent critic of Comey, was taken aback by his firing.

Twilight zone. I was as disappointed and frustrated as anyone at how the email investigation was handled. But this terrifies me.

Clinton, who has placed a portion of the blame for her loss on Comey, has not commented on his firing. But the Nixon Library weighed in on the Nixonian question, tweeting this:.