Time: 11:55 p.m. CEST
The United Stated president Donald Trump dismissed the director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation James B. Comey. Attorney General Jeff Session requested his change, the White House spokesman Sean Spicer announced on Tuesday, the New York Times writes. Trump fired Comey on his misstatement on Hillary Clinton’s emails.
“The president has accepted the recommendation of the Attorney General and the deputy Attorney General regarding the dismissal of the director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation,” Spicer told reporters.
The issue of Comey’s misstatements was first reported by ProPublica, the Washington Post reported.