Jeff Sessions says firing James Comey "was the right thing to do"

Attorney General Jeff Sessions has strongly defended President Donald Trump’s decision to fire former FBI Director James Comey, and added that the Department of Justice won’t hesitate to terminate any others found to have mishandled the Hillary Clinton email investigation.

“It was the right thing to do,” Sessions said in an interview with “Rising,” The Hill’s new TV show, which is set to air Thursday. “The facts were pretty clear on it. He made a big mistake and he testified only a few weeks before that termination that he would do it again [announce reopening the Clinton probe] if he had the opportunity. So we felt like there was a serious breach of discipline within the department if we allowed him to continue.”