The Week in Politics: Comey Testimony Fallout and U.K. Election

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Ousted FBI director James Comey is sworn in during a hearing before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence on Capitol Hill June 8, 2017 in Washington, DC. Fired FBI director James Comey took the stand Thursday in a crucial Senate hearing, repeating explosive allegations that President Donald Trump badgered him over the highly sensitive investigation Russia's meddling in the 2016 election. (Photo: Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)

Former FBI director James Comey gave his much-anticipated testimony in a public hearing before the Senate intelligence committee Thursday morning. In his three-hour testimony, Comey said that he believes he was fired because of the investigation into possible links between the Trump campaign and Russia. We’ll discuss what Comey’s revelations mean for the administration, and offer an update on the snap election in the United Kingdom, where it appears that Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservative party will lose its parliamentary majority.

Guests:
Gary O'Donoghue, Washington correspondent, BBC
Scott Detrow, political reporter, NPR
Julia Edwards Ainsley, justice correspondent, Reuters

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