James Comey
James Comey

Donald Trump just fired the Director of the FBI

FBI Director James Comey was fired Tuesday afternoon (US time), according to a surprise announcement by the White House.

The move came after her incorrectly reported the number of classified emails Huma Abedin had sent to her hubby Anthony Weiner.

Spokesman Sean Spicer had said just hours earlier that he was unaware of any signs that President Trump had lost confidence in Comey.

Check back for developments.

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