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Clapper pushes back against Trump: Russia probe not a ‘witch hunt’
Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper on Friday rebutted President Donald Trump, who cited the former Obama administration official’s past testimony as evidence that a federal investigation is a “witch hunt.”
“When James Clapper himself, and virtually everyone else with knowledge of the witch hunt, says there is no collusion, when does it end?” Trump tweeted Friday morning.
NYT: Comey Willing To Testify, But Only In Public Setting
Fired FBI Director James Comey is willing to testify before Congress on the condition that he is able to do so in public, the New York Times reported Friday.
Comey declined an invitation from the Senate Intelligence Committee to be interviewed in a closed-door hearing next Tuesday, according to Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA), the ranking Democrat on that panel.
But a “close associate” of Comey’s told the Times he is willing to speak as long as he can do so in an open hearing.
5 QUESTIONS ABOUT THE COMEY FIRING…
President Donald Trump’s unexpected decision to fire FBI Director James Comey on Tuesday has put us in uncharted territory and prompted a flurry of questions. What does this mean for the FBI’s ongoing investigation that could implicate the administration? If Trump is determined to make the investigation disappear, could he? And, more simply, what happens next? Based on my experience as a former FBI agent who worked on counterintelligence matters, here’s some insight into the most common queries that have been raised in the wake of Tuesday’s surprise. Don’t worry; it’s mostly comforting.
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