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How the White House is spinning Comey's firing

Carolyn Kaster, Evan Vucci, Andrew Harnik / AP

Here's what the White House is saying about Trump's decision to fire Comey Tuesday:

1. Sarah Huckabee Sanders, on the Russia investigation: "My gosh Tucker, when are they gonna let that go? … Frankly it's kind of getting absurd. There's nothing there."

2. Sean Spicer: "The goal today was to act on the recommendation…to restore confidence in the FBI."

3. Kellyanne Conway: "It's not a coverup."

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