Tuesday, May 09, 2017
"President Donald Trump fired FBI Director James Comey on Tuesday, the same day the FBI confirmed that Comey had incorrectly testified to Congress about Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server.
Trump acted "on the clear recommendations of both Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and Attorney General Jeff Sessions," White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said in a statement. It said a search for a new FBI director will begin "immediately."
Trump Fires FBI Director James Comey - NBC News