NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 08: Robert S. Mueller III, Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), speaks at the International Conference on Cyber Security (ICCS) on August 8, 2013 in New York City. The ICCS, which is co-hosted by Fordham University and the FBI, is held every 18 months; more than 25 countries are represented at this year's conference. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

President Trump called it “bothersome” that the man investigating possible ties between his presidential campaign and Russia has been friendly with fired FBI director James Comey.
Mr. Trump remarked on “Fox and Friends” in an interview for Friday that special counsel Robert Mueller is “very, very good friends with Comey, which is very bothersome.”
Comey was overseeing the investigation into any ties between Trump campaign associates and Russia until Mr. Trump fired him last month out what he has said is frustration with the inquiry.
Asked whether Mueller should step down from the investigation because of his friendship with Comey, Mr. Trump replied, “We’re going to have to see.”
Mueller and Comey worked together during the Bush administration, when Mueller was FBI director and Comey was deputy attorney general, and they overlapped at the Justice Department, as well. Before Mueller was appointed FBI director in 2001, he served as a U.S. attorney, as well …
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