Donald Trump’s mood leading up to—and following—his firing of James Comey was about as childish and unstable as Saturday Night Live will inevitably play it, Politico’s Josh Dawsey reports. Before:
He had grown enraged by the Russia investigation, two advisers said, frustrated by his inability to control the mushrooming narrative around Russia. He repeatedly asked aides why the Russia investigation wouldn’t disappear and demanded they speak out for him. He would sometimes scream at television clips about the probe, one adviser said.