Call for a Special Prosecutor

Headline Roundup May 10th, 2017

The dismissal of FBI Director James Comey adds impetus to calls for a special counsel to handle the Russia probe case.

Call for a Special Prosecutor

From the Left
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President Trump’s decision to fire FBI Director James B. Comey revived calls by Democratic lawmakers for an independent investigation of Russian meddling in U.S. elections — and could compel Democrats to take bolder steps that would paralyze Congress.

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From the Right
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer told reporters Tuesday that when President Donald Trump informed him that Jamey Comey would be dismissed as FBI director, Schumer replied it was a “big mistake” to do so and called on the Justice Department to appoint a special prosecutor.

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