- Michael D'Antonio: Donald Trump's firing of James Comey is yet another example of the President putting himself first
- True to form, he did so by lying about the real reason for the firing -- the ongoing investigation into the Trump campaign's ties to Russia, writes D'Antonio
Michael D'Antonio is the author of the book "Never Enough: Donald Trump and the Pursuit of Success" (St. Martin's Press). The opinions expressed in this commentary are his.
(CNN)True to form, Donald Trump put himself first -- this time ahead of the national interest -- as he suddenly fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey on Tuesday. The action evoked memories of Richard Nixon's firing of Watergate prosecutor Archibald Cox, which led to a constitutional crisis and Nixon's eventual resignation.