Nation journalists respond with necessary perspective and clarity to President Trump’s decision Tuesday to fire FBI director James Comey; John Nichols calls for impeachment of AG Jeff Sessions. Available for select interviews.
Comey’s Firing Is Worse Than the Saturday Night Massacre
At least during Watergate officials inside the administration refused to collude with Nixon’s orders.
Bruce Shapiro, a contributing editor to The Nation, is executive director of the Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma, a global resource center and think tank for journalists covering violence, conflict and tragedy. Based in New York, NY.
Trump Fires Comey, Putting Country ‘On the Verge of a Constitutional Crisis’
The decision makes a mockery of Attorney General Jeff Sessions’s recusal from the Russia investigation and should prompt his impeachment.
John Nichols, national affairs correspondent for The Nation, is the co-author, with Robert W. McChesney, of People Get Ready: The Fight Against a Jobless Economy and a Citizenless Democracy. Based in Madison, WI.
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