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Leaker Edward Snowden Calls Comey’s Firing ‘Political Interference’

One of America’s most notorious document leakers condemned President Donald Trump on Tuesday for agreeing with the Justice Department’s conclusion that former FBI Director James Comey should be fired.

“Set aside politics: every American should condemn such political interference in the Bureau’s work,” tweeted Snowdon, a former National Security Agency analyst who blew the whistle on NSA domestic surveillance programs and is now living in Russia.

“This FBI Director has sought for years to jail me on account of my political activities. If I can oppose his firing, so can you,” he added in a follow-up tweet.

Trump fired Comey on Tuesday after Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein recommended Comey’s dismissal to Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who then urged Trump to dismiss Comey. Rosenstein said Comey should be fired due to his actions in the FBI’s investigation of Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server.

Although members of both parties agreed Comey’s action in the Clinton probe were flawed, many opposed his dismissal. Several Democrats said Comey’s firing means special prosecutor is necessary to investigate alleged ties between the Trump campaign and Russia.

“Trump firing Comey shows how frightened the Admin is over Russia investigation,” tweeted Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., Clinton’s former presidential running mate.

Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., struck a rare middle ground.

“While the case for removal of Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comey laid out by Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein was thorough, his removal at this particular time will raise questions,” Corker said in a statement.

“It is essential that ongoing investigations are fulsome and free of political interference until their completion, and it is imperative that President Trump nominate a well-respected and qualified individual to lead the bureau at this critical time,” he said.

However one of Trump’s frequent critics, Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., was a voice of support for Trump on Tuesday.

“Given the recent controversies surrounding the director, I believe a fresh start will serve the FBI and the nation well,” he said. “I encourage the president to select the most qualified professional available who will serve our nation’s interests.”