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Attorney General Jeff Sessions testifies before Intelligence Committee

Attorney General Jeff Sessions to testify soon before the Senate Intelligence Committee– (Watching live-streamed on C-Span, as with former FBI director James Comey’s testimony last week) As has been adequately reported, or almost adequately, Sessions requested an appearance in open rather than closed setting. Politico notes that The attorney general is facing increased scrutiny from lawmakers after former FBI Director James Comey testified last week that he knew… Read More

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Washington figures– Comey, McCain, New York Times

Today’s Comey testimony — Fired FBI director James B. Comey’s much-anticipated appearance before the Senate Intelligence Committee today did contain three surprises. Keeping it brief, I’d rather highlight the three than recap everything that will be covered by every media outlet. I watched the presentation live-stream on C-Span, the event unedited and unfiltered by commentary. It was pretty much a given that Comey would fire back at the man… Read More

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Wasn’t Hillary Clinton going to fire Comey?

This is the kind of observation that makes some people flap their hands and dismiss ‘What-ifs’, but if Hillary Clinton had been elected to the White House, wasn’t she going to fire the FBI’s James B. Comey? Comey’s July 5, 2016, press conference was criticized across the political spectrum. Comey announced that Clinton would not be prosecuted for her private email server–but he also castigated her “extremely… Read More

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