Federal prosecutors have issued grand jury subpoenas to associates of former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn seeking business records, as part of the ongoing probe of Russian meddling in last year’s election, according to people familiar with the matter. CNN learned of the subpoenas hours before President Donald Trump fired FBI director James Comey.

So this was already in motion before Comey was fired. Also -

Justice Department was told to come up with reasons to fire Comey, reports say.

White House and Justice Department officials “had been working on building a case against [Comey] since at least last week,” according to the Times, which cited administration officials. The report said Attorney General Jeff Sessions “had been charged with coming up with reasons to fire him.”

Schumer already there asking the pertinent question - why now? If Comey was fired over his mishandling of the Clinton emails, why wait to fire him until now?

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Here’s hoping things move fast.