President Trump tweeted Tuesday night, attacking Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) for criticizing his decision to fire FBI Director James Comey.
“Cryin’ Chuck Schumer stated recently, “I do not have confidence in him (James Comey) any longer.” Then acts so indignant. #draintheswamp” Trump tweeted.
At a press conference earlier Tuesday evening, Schumer said he told Trump that his decision to fire Comey was a “big mistake.”
“Earlier this afternoon President Trump called me and informed me he was firing Director Comey,” Schumer told reporters. “I told the president, ‘Mr. President, with all due respect, you are making a big mistake.’ ”
He added that Trump didn’t “really respond” to his comment. Read more at The Hill.