US President Donald Trump has censured the FBI after his lawyer called for an end to the bureau’s probe into the alleged Russian interference in the 2016 election.
John Dowd, Trump’s personal lawyer, said Saturday the time had come for special counsel Robber Mueller to end the Russia investigation.
Later on the day, Trump attacked the FBI and rejected as untrue any collusion between Russia and his presidential campaign.
As the House Intelligence Committee has concluded, there was no collusion between Russia and the Trump Campaign. As many are now finding out, however, there was tremendous leaking, lying and corruption at the highest levels of the FBI, Justice & State. #DrainTheSwamp
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 17, 2018
Trump also hailed the sacking of Andrew McCabe, the FBI’s former No. 2 official who played a leading role in the bureau’s Russia investigation.
Calling the firing a “great day for Democracy,” he also…