Trump ousted Comey. Now this lawmaker wants to make it harder to fire FBI chiefs

A freshman congressman from Maryland is proposing legislation that would restrict the U.S. president from dismissing the head of the Federal Bureau of Investigation without "good cause" and amend a 1968 law that limits the grounds for removal to "inefficiency, neglect of duty or malfeasance in office." The bill sponsored by Rep. Anthony G. Brown (D-Md.) is another sign of the outrage on Capitol Hill over the May 9 firing by President Trump of FBI director James B. Comey and subsequent reports that the ouster was an effort to limit the agency's Russia probe. (Wash. Post)

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