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    Comey Says He Sought More Resources in Russia Probe

    It was a Tuesday night massacre. The former FBI Director told lawmakers he asked the Justice Department for more resources for investigations into Russian meddling in the 2016 election in the days leading up to his firing, although the Department denies the allegation. In a shock move reportedly preceded by anger over the Russia probe, President Donald Trump said he fired Comey because he “wasn’t doing a good job.” Politicians from both parties have criticized the “Nixonian” move, and many are calling for a special prosecutor to take over the Russia investigation.

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