FBI Director James Comey fired by Trump

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US President Donald Trump has dismissed FBI director James Comey, White House says, the BBC reports.

“Today, President Donald J Trump informed FBI Director James Comey that he has been terminated and removed from office,” said a White House statement.

The surprise move comes after it emerged Mr Comey gave inaccurate information about Hillary Clinton’s emails to Congress last week.

Mrs Clinton has blamed Mr Comey for her election defeat to Donald Trump.

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