NYT: Komi took the news about his dismissal as hoax
MOSCOW, may 10 — RIA Novosti. James Komi took the news that the President of the United States Donald trump fired him from the post of Director of the FBI, as a hoax, reports the New York Times.
The President of the United States Donald trump fired the FBI Director James Komi Republic on the recommendation of the attorney General, Minister of justice Jeff and Roman sessions. Trump announced that Komi can not effectively lead the FBI.
As writes the edition, Komi spoke to the FBI in Los Angeles, when I heard the news on the TV in the background.
In response Komi laughed, saying he thought it was pretty funny розыгрышNew York Times
At this time the assistants of Komi began to gather in the background and said that he needed to interrupt the presentation. Komi shook hands with the staff of division of the FBI in Los Angeles and went into the office where he was informed about the dismissal.
The newspaper notes that at that time the Komi have not yet received official information from Washington. Only some time later, a letter from trump was delivered to the headquarters of the FBI. According to Reuters, the letter was delivered personally by the Deputy assistant to the President, the ex-head of the private security trump Keith Schiller.
In turn, ABC News reported, citing FBI sources that the dismissal of Komi reported on the phone when he was headed to Los Angeles.
According to the channel, Komi Republic intends to follow through on the planned program of events in Los Angeles.