It removes the guy who, in February, reportedly refused the White House’s request to publicly knock down stories about Trump and Russia while congressmen in key positions of investigatory responsibility allegedly complied. It removes the one person of stature (figurative as well as literal) in the government whom everyone knows will—even when he’s wrong—do what he thinks is the right thing and damn the torpedos. It removes, in other words, the essential person for a credible investigation.
It also details why the Comey firing is so suspicious and frankly, in my opinion, even makes the case for Comey as an independent, decent, (flawed), FBI Director.
Read it over here: lawfareblog.com/…