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Political Rewind’ replay: Nine months later, James Comey rushed out the door

How could it not? Today’s edition of GPB’s “Political Rewind” focused on Tuesday’s dismissal of FBI Director James Comey by President Donald Trump.

We had a press secretary hiding in the bushes, the sackee learning about his fate at the same time his California audience did – on TV. And a president who, as he cut Comey loose, thanked the director for his three -- count 'em, three -- assurances that he wasn’t under criminal investigation.

Oh, yeah. And what Sally Yates said.

If you missed the live version, click here to listen now;

Today’s panelists: Host Bill Nigut; Kyle Wingfield, the AJC columnist; Patricia Murphy of the Daily Best; Jackie Gingrich Cushman, conservative blogger and columnist; and Michael Smith, communications director for the Georgia Democratic party.

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