Former FBI boss Comey testifies for commission on Russia-survey

Former FBI boss Comey testifies for commission on Russia-survey

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Former FBI-director James Comey during a public hearing, a witness for the inlichtingencommissie of the U.s. Senate in the Russia-research.

Comey goes to the invitation this week from the commission. It turns out that that Friday from a statement of the same Senate committee, which is investigating alleged Russian interference in the American presidential elections in november.

The Senate committee hopes that Comey “illumination can give to the American people about the stories surrounding his dismissal, which over the past weeks, the round did in the media”. Also worthy of Comey, according to the commission “an opportunity to tell his story” about the alleged interference of the Russians in the elections.

The hearing in the Senate will take place after the American holiday of Memorial Day on may 29.


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Donald Trump fired Comey on 9 may on the standing foot. Officially because of the way he is delivering the research to the private server of the former minister of Foreign Affairs Hillary Clinton. However, it seems more and more that Comey the field had to clean up because he was with his research into the ties of camp-Trump with Russia to close Trump had come.

The resignation would Trump Comey also have asked for the research to Trumps former national security advisor Michael Flynn to stop. Comey stated on this call, a memo, that may shows that the president was dealing with the investigation of the FBI and Justice into alleged contact between members of the Trump campaign and Russia in the run-up to the elections.

The judicial commission and the inlichtingencommissie have all the memos of Comey requested from the security service.

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Friday, reported The New York Times that the dismissal of Comey’s press the American president had to reduce, because the head of the FBI, was in charge of the Russia research. That said Trump, according to the newspaper last week against a Russian delegation.

“I have just the head of the FBI dismissed”, said the president against the Russians in the Oval Office. “He was a fool, a real fool. There was a lot of pressure on me because of this research, which is now resolved.”

The research is now continued with former FBI director Robert Mueller as a special prosecutor, as was Wednesday, known. The Washington Post revealed Friday that a top advisor within the White House is the subject of research.


Meanwhile, investigations lawyers from the White House that Trump is waiting for when it possibly comes to an impeachment procedure. Report that two sources from the White House to CNN.

Although employees of Trump say that an impeachment is still a distant possibility, would be lawyers in the last few weeks have collected information about how such a process looks like.

For an impeachment must first be voted in the House of Representatives and, if the half is, there must be in the Senate a two-thirds majority for drop off.

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