Trump faces ‘isolation’ after Comey’s firing

New York [U.S.], May 13 :US President Donald Trump is under severe criticism from various quarters including the White House, after Comey's sudden and hasty dismissal.

After meeting a group of military mothers gathered in the East room for a Mother's Day event, Trump went forward to meet his executive staff in the West Wing to have conversation with military advisers.

The West Wing staff was dejected and demoralised and most of his aides were caught off guard by Trump's decision and had little ability to give a forceful reply.

Even Vice President Mike Pence was in a "sense of shock" after his public statements were undercut by Trump himself, CNN reported.

Also, there is a sense of unease among the White House staff that Trump's governing agenda may be derailed.

Some of the seasoned aides inside the White Wing refer to Trump as "the hurry up President," as the risks involved with Comey's firing were far more apparent and Trump's administration looks unprepared to deal with such a crisis that has the ability to blow out of control.

But the difference of opinion exists, with one White House officials asking quoted by the CNN "Do you think we-re liars?" Trump then suggested that he was recording conversations inside the Oval Office.

President Trump then on Friday took to Twitter to launch a series of complaints beginning with the allegation that the entire Russia issue was fabricated, issuing threats to cancel the White House press briefing, and culminating with a claim that he had secret "tapes" of his conversations with fired FBI Director James Comey.

Source: ANI