President Trump Fires FBI Director; How Trauma Affects Violence

May 10, 2017
 
James Comey

In this Wednesday, May 3, 2017, photo then-FBI Director James Comey pauses as he testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, before a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing. President Donald Trump abruptly fired Comey on May 9, ousting the nation's top law enforcement official in the midst of an investigation into whether Trump's campaign had ties to Russia's election meddling.

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On the 21st: We speak with U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth and a constitutional law expert from the University of Illinois about the firing of FBI director James Comey. We also ask: How can understanding trauma help stop violence?