Former FBI Asst. Director: Trump and the FBI Are Not 'At War'
After President Donald Trump fired FBI Director James Comey, many in the media have suggested that Trump is now at war with the bureau.
Former FBI Assistant Director Ron Hosko said on "The Story" tonight that he does not believe that's the case.
He explained that Comey's firing doesn't directly impact the FBI's ongoing investigation into alleged collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia.
"Jim Comey was the CEO of the FBI. He's the director. He's receiving briefings, asking hard questions, assessing whether the investigative team in this or other important cases has the right resources. He's keeping up-to-date," Hosko said. "But he's not leading the investigation."
He said a small group of diligent, professional FBI agents are the only ones who are intimately familiar with the full details of the Russia probe.
"Taking Jim Comey out of that equation is not going to change anything in this investigation," Hosko said.
He added that if the agents investigating the case start experiencing slowdowns and road blocks, however, then they will not remain silent.
"And there will be lots of questions that come out of that," Hosko said.
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