Ex-FBI chief Comey to testify to Senate panel in public session

PUBLISHED ON SAT, MAY 20, 2017 7:45 AM

Ex-FBI chief Comey to testify to Senate panel in public session

 

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FILE PHOTO: A combination photo shows U.S. President Donald Trump (L) in the House of Representatives in Washington, U.S., on February 28, 2017 and FBI Director James Comey in Washington U.S. on July 7, 2016. REUTERS/Jim Lo Scalzo/Pool, Gary Cameron/File Photo

 

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former FBI Director James Comey, who was fired by President Donald Trump last week amid an agency probe into alleged Russian meddling in the U.S. election, has agreed to testify before the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee at a public hearing, the committee said in a statement on Friday.

 

The hearing will be scheduled after the May 29 Memorial Day holiday, the statement said.

 

 
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