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Michael Atkinson speaks out, implies that Trump was politically motivated in firing him

Michael Atkinson, the former inspector general of the intelligence community whom President Donald Trump fired last week, spoke out on Sunday about his sudden ousting.In a lengthy statement, Atkinson implied that Trump’s decision to fire him was politically motivated.”It is hard not to think that the President’s loss of confidence in me derives from my having faithfully discharged my legal obligations as an independent and impartial Inspector General and from my commitment to continue to do so,” Atkinson wrote.

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