Washington( CNN) White House senior adviser Kellyanne Conway said Tuesday that the firing of FBI Director James Comeydoesn’t have anything to do with the present ongoing investigation into Russia’s interference into the 2016 election.

“This has nothing to do with Russia, ” Conway told CNN’s Anderson Cooper on “AC3 60 ” Tuesday evening, just hours after news of Comey‘s firing breach. “Somebody must be get $50 every time( Russia) is said on Tv . …( This) has everything to do with whether the present FBI director has the President’s confidence and can faithfully execute his duties.”

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