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In Washington, D.C., Bars Open Early For Comey Testimony Viewing Parties

Thu, 06/08/2017 - 3:31pm

Bars in some parts of the country opened early for "viewing parties" as former FBI Director James Comey testified before the Senate on Thursday. There was a line down the block outside Shaw's Tavern in Washington, D.C.

GOP Rep. Jim Banks Responds To James Comey's Senate Testimony

Thu, 06/08/2017 - 3:31pm

NPR's Audie Cornish talks with GOP Rep. Jim Banks of Indiana about former FBI Director James Comey's testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday and the questions surrounding whether President Trump's actions amounted to obstruction of justice.

Former U.S. Envoy Explains Why Mideast Peace Talks Collapsed In 2014

Thu, 06/08/2017 - 3:31pm

NPR's Robert Siegel interviews Ambassador Martin Indyk, executive vice president of the Brookings Institution and former U.S. special envoy for the Israeli-Palestinian negotiations, about why peace talks collapsed in 2014.

Trump's Lawyer Denies President Asked Comey For Loyalty Pledge

Thu, 06/08/2017 - 3:31pm

Former FBI director James Comey's testimony Thursday before the Senate Intelligence Committee has political consequences for the president. Trump's private lawyer later responded to Comey's testimony.

Former FBI Director James Comey Testifies Before Senate Intelligence Committee

Thu, 06/08/2017 - 3:31pm

Former FBI Director James Comey testified before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday. NPR's Robert Siegel recaps the highlights of the hearing.

McCain Explains Iffy Performance During Comey Hearing

Thu, 06/08/2017 - 2:43pm

The Arizona senator said he stayed up too late watching baseball, after television viewers across the country expressed confusion over his line of questioning for the former FBI director.

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Trump's Lawyer Fires Back After Comey Testimony

Thu, 06/08/2017 - 1:52pm

President Trump maintained Twitter silence during the Comey hearing and he didn't mention Comey during a speech before a religious group. But his attorney and his eldest son teamed up to defend him.

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Scenes From #ComeyDay, As Bars Hold Watch Parties For Hearing On Trump And Russia

Thu, 06/08/2017 - 11:49am

Armchair analysis of U.S. politics took to barstools and picnic tables Thursday, as bar patrons around the nation watched ex-FBI Director James Comey testify on Capitol Hill.

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Comey Testifies He Felt Compelled To Take Notes After Trump Meetings

Thu, 06/08/2017 - 11:26am

NPR's Greg Myre talks about former FBI Director James Comey's Capitol Hill testimony and details about one-on-one meetings and phone calls Comey had with President Trump.

Former FBI Director Comey Testifies On Capitol Hill

Thu, 06/08/2017 - 9:34am

In highly anticipated testimony, Former FBI Director James Comey appears before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday, a month after being fired by President Donald Trump.

Comey Accuses White House Of 'Lies, Plain And Simple'

Thu, 06/08/2017 - 8:54am

A month after being fired, former FBI Director James Comey made his first public remarks about the dismissal and his conversations with President Trump during testimony on Capitol Hill on Thursday.

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Watch Live: Comey Testifies Before Senate Intelligence Committee

Thu, 06/08/2017 - 8:54am

A month after being fired, former FBI Director James Comey makes his first public remarks about the dismissal and his conversations with President Trump during testimony on Capitol Hill Thursday.

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Rep. Steve King Will Monitor Comey's Testimony To Senate Panel

Thu, 06/08/2017 - 6:42am

Republican Rep. Steve King of Iowa has been supportive of President Trump. He talks to Steve Inskeep about former FBI Director James Comey appearing before the Senate Intelligence Committee.

A Month After He Was Fired, Comey Will Tell His Side Of The Story

Thu, 06/08/2017 - 6:41am

Former FBI Director James Comey testifies before the Senate Intelligence Committee. In preview remarks, he says President Trump asked him to ease off of former national security adviser Michael Flynn.

Morning News Brief: Comey's Testimony, And Russians React

Thu, 06/08/2017 - 4:09am

In written testimony released Wednesday, former FBI Director James Comey said the president asked him to "let go" of the Michael Flynn investigation, and asked Comey for "loyalty."

Voters Head To The Polls In The U.K.

Thu, 06/08/2017 - 4:09am

Voting is underway in the United Kingdom in an election for the British Parliament called by Prime Minister Theresa May.

Former FBI Adviser On Comey Testimony

Thu, 06/08/2017 - 4:09am

Rachel Martin speaks with Philip Mudd, a former CIA counterintelligence official and a senior FBI intelligence adviser, about former FBI Director James Comey's testimony Thursday.

Sen. Angus King On Heated Exchange With Intelligence Chiefs

Thu, 06/08/2017 - 4:09am

Steve Inskeep talks with Maine Sen. Angus King about his grilling of intelligence officials about why they wouldn't answer the Senate Intelligence Committee's questions.

Ethics Waivers Cover More Former Lobbyists

Thu, 06/08/2017 - 4:09am

The Office of Government Ethics has posted ethics waivers granted by the Trump administration to federal agency officials. It frees them from full compliance with ethics rules.

Trump Talks Up Infrastructure Plan In Cincinnati

Thu, 06/08/2017 - 4:09am

President Trump is trying to shift attention to his infrastructure plan, taking his pitch for more private investment in critical transportation assets to Cincinnati.

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