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Trump: I was going to fire that ‘showboat’ Comey no matter what
WASHINGTON (AP) — Undermining previous White House explanations, President Donald Trump declared Thursday he had planned to fire FBI Director James Comey all along, regardless of whether top Justice Department officials recommended the stunning decision. His assertions came as Comey's temporary replacement joined in, contradicting other administration statements on the snowballing controversy.