The Senate Intelligence Committee (Is that an Oxymoron?) now has former FBI Director James Comey agreeing to appear before them. Whether you think this is a good thing or a bad thing, it will be an interesting thing. How will this affect the Special Counsel that has been appointed? Will this interfere? Will President Trump come out smelling like roses? All these things and more are possible.
As Written By Chuck Ross for the Daily Caller:
Former FBI Director James Comey has agreed to testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee.
The open hearing will be held after Memorial Day, North Carolina Sen. Richard Burr and Virginia Sen. Mark Warner said in a joint statement Friday.
“The Committee looks forward to receiving testimony from the former Director on his role in the development of the Intelligence Community Assessment on Russian interference in the 2016 US elections, and I am hopeful that he will clarify for the American people recent events that have been broadly reported in the media,” said Burr, who chairs the committee.
President Trump fired Comey last Tuesday.
Both the FBI and Senate Intelligence Committee are investigating Russia’s meddling in the presidential campaign, including whether anyone from the Trump team colluded with Kremlin officials. On Wednesday, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein appointed Comey’s predecessor, Robert Mueller, to serve as special counsel overseeing the Russia probe.
There has been some speculation that Mueller’s appointment would mean that Comey ……..
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