Political Rewind’ replay: Nine months later, James Comey rushed out the door

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This still frame from video provided by KABC-TV shows former FBI director James Comey, at top of stairs, and his entourage boarding a private jet at Los Angeles International Airport on Tuesday. Comey was scheduled to make an early-evening speech in Los Angeles, but was fired by President Donald Trump earlier in the day. KABC-TV via AP

How could it not? Today’s edition of GPB’s “Political Rewind” focused on Tuesday’s dismissal of FBI Director James Comey by President Donald Trump.

We had a press secretary hiding in the bushes, the sackee learning about his fate at the same time his California audience did – on TV. And a president who, as he cut Comey loose, thanked the director for his three — count ’em, three — assurances that he wasn’t under criminal investigation.

Oh, yeah. And what Sally Yates said.

If you missed the live version, click here to listen now;

Today’s panelists: Host Bill Nigut; Kyle Wingfield, the AJC columnist; Patricia Murphy of the Daily Best; Jackie Gingrich Cushman, conservative blogger and columnist; and Michael Smith, communications director for the Georgia Democratic party.


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