James Comey Testified: Now What?

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The desk in Room 216 of the Hart Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC is pictured June 7, 2017, from which former FBI director James Comey will testify on 'Russian Federation Efforts to Interfere in the 2016 Elections.' (Photo: Paul J. Richards/AFP/Getty Images))

Former FBI director James Comey is scheduled to testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday morning about reports that President Trump attempted to derail the FBI's investigation into Russian interference in last year's presidential election. In written testimony released Wednesday, Comey described how Trump asked for a pledge of loyalty and for the FBI to drop the inquiry into former national security advisor Michael Flynn. We'll discuss Comey's testimony and its potential impact.


Kevin Whitelaw, Congress editor, Bloomberg News

David McCuan, professor, Department of Political Science, Sonoma State University

Andy Wright, associate professor, Savannah Law School



Bill Whalen, research fellow, Hoover Institution

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Comey Opening Statement for Senate Intelligence Hearing, Annotated (NPR.org)