FBI Director James Comey has been fired by President Trump.
"Today, President Donald J. Trump informed FBI Director James Comey that he has been terminated and removed from office," Press Secretary Sean Spicer announced Tuesday. "President Trump acted based on the clear recommendations of both Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and Attorney General Jeff Sessions."
"The FBI is one of our Nation's most cherished and respected institutions and today will mark a new beginning for our crown jewel of law enforcement," Trump said statement.
According to the White House, "a search for a new permanent FBI Director will begin immediately."
Hollywood is already sounding off with shock on Twitter.