The Independent: Donald Trump says he fired James Comey because he was 'unpopular'19 May 2017 | 04:47 | FOCUS News Agency
"Director Comey was very unpopular with most people," Mr Trump claimed, adding that he thought his firing would be a "bipartisan decision".
"Look at all the people on the Democratic side, not only the Republican side, who were saying such terrible things about Director Comey," he said.
The comments are the latest addition to a growing list of White House rationale for Mr Comey's firing.
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