President Trump has fired the of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), James Comey. It is the time in US an FBI boss has been fired. Mr Comey thought the news of his firing was a and he didn't believe . He was talking to FBI in a field office in Los Angeles when he saw a news reporting on President Trump firing . FBI staff then confirmed to him that he had been fired. The White House delivered a to Mr Comey about his firing, but Comey was not in his in Washington to receive it.
The sacking is a political story in the USA. Many newspapers are saying Mr Comey was fired he was investigating President Trump's alleged to Russia. Journalists are saying the White House is covering up a concerning President Trump and Russia. The White House denied . Officials said that Comey was sacked because of his of investigations into Hillary Clinton's e-mails. They said this meant he couldn't lead the FBI. President Trump said it was for a "new " at the FBI – the USA's "crown of law enforcement".