US: Democrats question Trump's dismissal of Comey

The outcry from minority Democrats is growing louder for a special prosecutor to investigate potential Russian interference in last year's US election.

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    Republicans in the US Senate are defending President Donald Trump's decision to sack FBI Director James Comey.

    But the outcry from minority Democrats is growing louder for a special prosecutor to investigate potential Russian interference in last year's election.

    Democrats say since Comey was overseeing the investigation, his removal suggests a White House cover-up.

    Al Jazeera's Kimberly Halkett reports from Washington, DC.


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