Chris Matthews Reacts to Trump Firing Comey: ‘A Little Whiff of Fascism Tonight’
With the news totally concentrated on the shocker of FBI Director James Comey’s firing, MSNBC host Chris Matthews had some pretty strong words to describe President Donald Trump’s actions.
Former FBI agent Clint Watts noted that this development meant that the “rule of law does not matter — it’s the rule of political power.”
“You know, we hear President Trump say America first,” Watts stated. “Tonight, President Trump put himself first.”
“A little whiff of fascism tonight, I think, is fair today,” Matthews responded.
The MSNBC host added, “A little whiff of I don’t care about the law, I’m the boss.”
Watch the clip above, via MSNBC.
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