Trump Lost Confidence In Comey Over Last Several Months: White House's Sanders

By Robert Schroeder Markets MarketWatch Pulse

President Donald Trump lost confidence in James Comey over the last several months, deputy White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said Wednesday, a day after Trump fired Comey as the head of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Sanders said there was "an erosion of confidence" over what she called Comey's mistakes -- but also said Trump had been considering letting Comey go since he was elected.

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