The Post Most: Firing FBI director Comey is already backfiring on Trump. It’s only going to get worse.

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The Daily 202: Firing FBI director Comey is already backfiring on Trump. It’s only going to get worse.
As GOP support cracks, POTUS will likely come to regret this blunder
After Trump fired Comey, White House staff scrambled to explain why
“Just turn the lights off. Turn the lights off,” Sean Spicer said as he emerged from shadowy bushes on the White House grounds.
 
President Trump fires FBI Director Comey
The startling move, officials said, stemmed from a conclusion by Justice Department officials that he had mishandled the probe of Hillary Clinton’s emails. Comey was fired as he is leading a counterintelligence investigation to determine whether associates of President Trump may have coordinated with Russia to meddle with the presidential election last year.
 
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John McCain on Comey firing: ‘There will be more shoes to drop’
Inside a private conference of diplomats and experts, McCain said if Trump was trying to thwart the Russia investigation, it won’t work.
 
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In the wake of Trump’s brazen firing of Comey, it’s time to go nuclear. Here’s how.
Senators in both parties can actually do something about this.
 
Senate Democrats announce slowdown of business in response to Comey’s ouster
On a roiled Capitol Hill, both Republicans and Democrats called for an independent investigation into potential ties between Russia and Trump’s presidential campaign.
 
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Jeffrey Toobin went ballistic about Trump and Comey. It was great TV.
While others were still clearing their throats, CNN’s legal pundit fired fast and hard.
 
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If Trump fired Comey over Russia, he must go
Why did Trump fire Comey?
 
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The Comey debacle only magnifies the Russia mystery
Trump’s firing of the FBI director looks like it will backfire.
 
 
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After the surprise dismissal, the president will face renewed pressure for a special prosecutor to take over the Russia investigation.
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There are no tapes, no subpoenas for presidential documents, no resignations from the Justice Department.
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