Dem: Trump firing Comey shows 'consciousness of guilt'


Dem: Trump firing Comey shows 'consciousness of guilt'
  1. Dem: Trump firing Comey shows 'consciousness of guilt'
    thehill.com
    Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Calif.) is echoing former White House strategist Steve Bannon's position that President Trump…
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Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Calif.) is echoing former White House strategist Steve Bannon's position that President Trump made a mistake firing FBI Director James Comey.   ADVERTISEMENT "I think firing Comey shows consciousness of guilt," Swalwell, a member of the House Intelligence Committee probing ties between Trump's campaign and Russia, told The Hill.    "If he didn't have anything to worry about, then why would you fire the person who was investigating you?" Swalwell added.   Trump dismissed Comey in May. The FBI chief was at the time leading the federal investigation into allegations of collusion between Trump campaign associates and Russia during last year's presidential e…