National Headlines 5-10-17

WH: Trump has been considering Comey firing since election (The Hill)

Partisan brawl shaping up on Comey replacement (Politico)

Obama Uses Private Jet, 14 Car Convoy to Get to European Climate Change Speech (IJR)

U.S. government posts $182 billion surplus in April (Reuters)

Maxine Waters: I Don’t Support Trump Firing Comey, I Would Support Hillary Clinton Firing Comey (RealClearPolitics)

Comey farewell: ‘A president can fire an FBI director for any reason’ (The Hill)

A ‘white hot’ Trump stewed over Comey’s fate (CNN)

Vermont lawmakers become first to approve legal pot (USA Today)

Where’s Paul Ryan in All the Comey Chaos? In Ohio, Talking Taxes (New York Times)

Expanded airline electronics carry-on ban close to being announced by DHS (CBS News)

Aetna fully exits Obamacare exchanges with pull-out in two states (Reuters)