According to this report, FBI Director James Comey will testify before Congress. How it is known is not clear, but he will say that President Trump put pressure on him to quash the Mike Flynn investigation. This is contrary to Comey’s earlier testimony that no one, no how, no way tried to influence any FBI investigation. How that squares up with this report remains to be seen.
As Written By CAITLIN MACNEAL for Talking Points Memo
Ousted FBI Director James Comey plans to testify in public that President Donald Trump pressured him to quash the bureau’s investigation into Trump’s former national security adviser, CNN reported Wednesday afternoon, citing a “source close to the issue.”
Comey’s testimony could come as early as next week, but a date has not been finalized, according to CNN. The Senate Intelligence Committee’s co-chairs previously announced that they expected Comey to testify in public before the panel.
The New York Times reported earlier this month that Trump had asked Comey to shut down the FBI investigation into Michael Flynn the day after Flynn was ousted from his post as national security adviser. Comey documented the conversation in a contemporaneous memo that was shared with his inner circle at the bureau, according ……
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Comey To Testify Publicly That Trump Pressured Him To End Flynn Probe