Benjamin Wittes, senior fellow in Governance Studies and editor-in-chief of Lawfare, expounds on the serious implications of Comey’s dismissal, where it places the Trump-Russia investigation, and the state of the FBI and the country moving forward.
The nightmare scenario: Trump fires Comey, the one man who would stand up to him
To preserve an important U.S. intelligence tool, Trump needs to set a different tone
Trump fires Comey: Shades of Watergate
Subscribe to Brookings podcasts here or on iTunes, send feedback email to firstname.lastname@example.org, and follow us and tweet us at @policypodcasts on Twitter.
5 on 45 is part of the Brookings Podcast Network.