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Commentator who wanted Comey fired blasts Trump

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Political commentator Keith Olbermann, who called for FBI director James Comey to be fired in November, has had a change of heart.

Olbermann’s latest video for GQ’s “The Resistance” features the host blasting President Donald Trump, saying he should be impeached for making the decision Olbermann wanted earlier: firing Comey. Apparently, Olbermann wanted Comey to be fired, just not by Trump.

“You cannot fire the man who is investigating you,” Olbermann said. “It is by itself a cover-up.”

On Thursday’s “The Morning Blaze with Doc Thompson,” Doc Thompson pointed out Olbermann’s hypocrisy. The commentator not only flip-flopped on whether Comey should be fired, but also continued on a tweetstorm claiming that Comey’s termination was grounds for Trump to be impeached. But Olbermann is jumping the gun by saying that Trump is part of a “cover-up” when we don’t know if the president has done anything wrong, Doc explained.

“It is not an obvious cover-up if it had nothing to do with the investigation,” Doc said. “There has to be intent.”

To see more from Doc, visit his channel on TheBlaze and listen live to “The Morning Blaze with Doc Thompson” weekdays 6–9 a.m. ET, only on TheBlaze Radio Network.

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