Rosie O'Donnell Says A Former FBI Agent Changed Her Mind About James Comey

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If you thought that President Trump and Rosie O’Donnell finally agreed on something—as the president’s tweets would have you believe—you’d be dead wrong.

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Despite what she may have stated before, Rosie doesn’t think that James Comey should’ve been fired from the FBI this week.

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In Twitter direct messages on Thursday, she told Gizmodo that when she tweeted “FIRE COMEY” in mid-December, she was “furious” with his handling of the Hillary Clinton investigation. “[I] wanted him fired,” she said.

But that’s changed.

A conversation with a former FBI employee, whom Rosie says “spoke glowingly” of Comey, turned her around. “So I think he is a good man — who scares the hell out of donnie — who is gonna be out of a job by summer’s end.”

“He should not have been [fired],” she says, “but Trump was bloody in the water — sharks were circling.”

Meanwhile, BuzzFeed reporter Brandon Wall noted an interesting coincidence—or not. Rosie’s old tweet slamming Comey was apparently dug up and posted to the r/The_Donald subreddit “about 20 minutes before the president tweeted it.”

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Hmmmmm....

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thegentildouche
TheGentildouche

Oh thank goodness. This is big.

I was getting very concerned about Rosie O’Donnell’s feelings on this important matter.

Now I need to know more about where Wendy Williams stands on the matter.