Fired FBI Director James Comey has agreed to publicly testify in front of the Senate Intelligence Committee in a hearing that will be scheduled for after Memorial Day.
Chairman Sen. Richard Burr (R-NC) said he hopes Comey’s testimony ‘will clarify for the American people recent events that have been broadly reported in the media’ as the committee continues its investigation into Russia’s alleged interference in the 2016 elections.
Vice Chairman Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA) said he hoped Comey would ‘answer some of the questions that have arisen since Director Comey was so suddenly dismissed by the President.’
The bombshell announcement on Friday evening came just hours after a summary of a May 10 Oval Office meeting between President Donald Trump and Russia’s ambassador and foreign minister was read to aNew York Times reporter.
According to the meeting notes that White House aides…