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Trump's strained relationship with the FBI can only worsen

It is extremely unlikely that the US president will exhibit either the fairness of John F Kennedy, or the good humour of Lyndon B Johnson, in their dealings with the intelligence agencies.

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Mr Trump's firing last week of FBI director James Comey was not the first time a US president has done so. Bill Clinton sacked William Sessions in 1993, though for an apparently valid reason.

THE administration of President Donald Trump is under multiple investigations by American intelligence agencies and US Congress for its allegedly improper links with Russia and Moscow's interference in the US presidential election. These probes may or may not establish his connection with Moscow

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