FBI Director, well the former one, James Comey was requested to testify in front of the Senate Intelligence Committee in the wake of his firing by the president.
The official letter was sent on Wednesday.
According to Democrat Mark Warner, they hadn’t received a response to the letter. He did show he was optimistic Comey would testify.
“I hope he’ll accept our invitation. I believe he will,” he told reporters.
This is the second invitation extended to Comey. He declined last week’s invitation because it was a closed door meeting.
Comey stated he wanted any testimony he made to be public.
Sounds like we are in for one heck of a show!
The Senate panel also sent a letter to Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe requesting “any notes or memorandum” prepared by Comey tied to talks he had with White House or Justice Department officials about the FBI’s investigation.
Trump last week fired Comey, citing the FBI’s investigation into Russian election interference and links between Trump’s team and the Kremlin.
The New York Times reported on Tuesday that Trump urged Comey to kill a probe into former national security advisor Michael Flynn, citing a memo written by Comey about the meeting. The White House has denied the report.
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