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Day 2: Comey firing aftermath and next steps for the FBI




A copy of the termination letter to FBI Director James Comey from US President Donald Trump is seen at the White House on May 9, 2017 in Washington, DC.
A copy of the termination letter to FBI Director James Comey from US President Donald Trump is seen at the White House on May 9, 2017 in Washington, DC.
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The acting director of the FBI is taking issue with White House claims that Jim Comey lost the confidence of Bureau employees.

Andrew McCabe told the Senate Intelligence Committee this morning that Comey had broad support. McCabe also said he’d alert Congress to any White House efforts to interfere with the Russian probe. AirTalk checks in on the latest on the aftermath of the firing of former FBI director James Comey.

Guests:

John Bresnahan, senior congressional reporter for POLITICO; he has been following today’s Senate Intelligence Committee hearing

Kevin Whitelaw, congress editor for Bloomberg News; he tweets @KevinWhitelaw1