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Lindsey Graham welcomes Trump's firing of James Comey

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) has no qualms with the firing of FBI Director James Comey by President Trump on Tuesday, saying, "I believe a fresh start will serve the FBI and the nation well."

Trump fired Comey at the recommendation of Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein. In his letter to Comey, Trump wrote that he was "not able to effectively lead the Bureau."