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Comey will testify publicly before intelligence panel

Comey will testify publicly before intelligence panel

Sen. Chuck GrassleyChuck GrassleyGOP senator wouldn't be "surprised" if Comey forced to cancel testimony Graham "surprised" Comey will testify publicly Grassley "extremely disappointed" Comey won't testify before panel MORE (R-Iowa) said Friday evening he wouldn't be "surprised" if Robert Mueller, the special counsel appointed to oversee the federal Russian Federation investigation, intervened to stop former FBI Director James Comey from publicly testifying on Capitol Hill. The investigation is now in the hands of a special counsel, as well as multiple Congressional committees. Director Comey served his country with honor for many years, and he deserves an opportunity to tell his story.

"Moreover", Warner added, "the American people deserve an opportunity to hear it".

"The President has always emphasized the importance of making deals with Russian Federation as it relates to Syria, Ukraine, defeating ISIS and other key issues for the benefit and safety of the American people", Spicer said.

"By grandstanding and politicising the investigation into Russia's actions, James Comey created unnecessary pressure on our ability to engage and negotiate with Russian Federation".

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His ouster is linked to investigations of the Trump campaign's alleged ties to Moscow.

The White House has denied a media report suggesting that President Donald Trump had asked the sacked FBI chief James Comey to end the investigation against former national security adviser Michael T. Flynn.

"I just fired the head of the F.B.I. He was insane, a real nut job", Trump told Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov last week, according to the Times, citing notes taken at the meeting and read to the paper by a U.S. official.

Emphasizing that he wants to clear the air, Trump stated, "I want to get to the bottom if Russian Federation or anybody is trying to tamper or play with our election".

James Comey will answer questions about his firing publicly
Sessions has recused himself from the Trump-Russia probe, citing his close involvement in the Trump campaign previous year . A report in The New York Times quoted a White House-leaked file summarising the meeting with Russian officials.

Commenting on the allegations Friday, White House press secretary Sean Spicer said: "By grandstanding and politicizing the investigation into Russia's actions, James Comey created unnecessary pressure on our ability to engage and negotiate with Russian Federation".

The newspaper said that a USA official read the document to Times staff members.

The White House has been thrown into turmoil by a succession of stunning allegations against the president this week, including that he may have obstructed justice by asking Comey to drop an investigation into one of his top advisors.

In a statement in response, White House press secretary Sean Spicer did not deny the report, but said Mr Comey had created "unnecessary pressure" on the US' ability to conduct diplomacy with Russian Federation.

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But Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives immediately slammed the plan as "nonsensical" and not properly cost. Sensible, costed and when tested, our policies are highly popular with the public", he told AFP.

House Oversight Chairman Jason Chaffetz of Utah announced a hearing next week for Comey to testify, but he did so before he had even made contact with Comey, and it's unlikely Comey plans to attend next week.


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