Congressional investigations, as well as the FBI’s, into Russian interference in the 2016 election are ongoing, but what will happen to them now that President Donald Trump has fired FBI Director James Comey? CQ Roll Call’s legal affairs writer Todd Ruger and intelligence reporter Ryan Lucas examine the dynamics on Capitol Hill and at the Justice Department.
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- Trump Contradicts Aides on Comey Firing
- Grassley Says Next FBI Director Must be Independent of Trump
- Michael Flynn Subpoenaed in Senate Intelligence Russia Probe
James Comey better hope that there are no “tapes” of our conversations before he starts leaking to the press!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 12, 2017