Comey Agrees to Testify Before Senate Intel Committee

Former FBI director James Comey has agreed to publicly testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee about his role in the investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 election, the committee announced Friday.

"I am hopeful that [Comey] will clarify for the American people recent events that have been broadly reported in the media," said Sen. Richard Burr (R-NC), the chairman of the committee.

As director of the FBI, Comey oversaw the investigation of potential links between Russia and President Donald Trump's campaign.

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