FBI Reportedly Opened Inquiry Into Whether Trump Was Working for Russia After Comey Firing

Posted on January 12, 2019 12:30 am

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The New York Times dropped a pretty stunning report tonight on an action taken by the FBI in the wake of President Donald Trump‘s firing of James Comey.

According to the Times, FBI officials were so alarmed by this move that “they began investigating whether he had been working on behalf of Russia against American interests”:

Counterintelligence investigators had to consider whether the president’s own actions constituted a possible threat to national security. Agents also sought to determine whether Mr. Trump was knowingly working for Russia or had unwittingly fallen under Moscow’s influence…

Agents and senior F.B.I. officials had