Comey’s inability to keep information from leaking out of the FBI was another factor in his firing, Huckabee-Sanders said.
She also dispelled the accusation Trump has been colluding with Russia and that this had anything to do with it. She said the continued investigation into it will likely be handled by Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein, who has garnered strong bipartisan support.
Asked why Trump didn’t fire Comey immediately after his Jan. 20 inauguration, Huckabee-Sanders said that Trump simply wanted to give him a chance.
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