The cover up is on. Trump fired the FBI chief who is conducting an investigation to get at the possible collusion between Trump's campaign and ties to Russia.
But Trump didn't care for Comey long before today's action. Three things:
- Comey exonerated Hillary Clinton in the FBI investigation of her email practices (remember Trump was in full "Lock her up" mode at the time);
- After Trump became president Comey never backed up Trump's accusation that President Obama had spied on him; and
- Comey told Congress, during sworn testimony, that the bureau was investigating ties between Trump's campaign and Russia.
That's enough to make a very, very small man very, very pissed.
I predicted before the So-Called President's inauguration that Trump would not last his full term. Remember Trump saying the job was harder than it looks? Time to bail.
But this development means the White House in full cover up mode. Firing Comey will have the opposite effect from the one desired. I suspect that agents in the FBI will double down on the investigation on Trump and Russia ties.