Trump: I Was Going to Fire Comey ‘Regardless of Recommendation’

WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 26: U.S. President Donald Trump speaks before signing the Education Federalism Executive Order that will pull the federal government out of K-12 education, in the Roosevelt Room at the White House, on April 26, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Thursday in a preview clip of President Donald Trump’s interview with Lester Holt set to air later today on NBC’s “Nightly News,” Trump said he was going to fire FBI Director James Comey “regardless” of the recommendation from the Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein. Partial transcript as follows: HOLT: Monday you met with the Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein.. TRUMP: Right. HOLT: Did you ask for a recommendation? TRUMP: What I did is I [READ MORE HERE]

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