Ex-FBI chief Comey to testify in open session – US Senate committee

May 20, 2017 - 7:21 AM
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Former FBI director James Comey prepares to testify before the US Senate judiciary committee. (Reuters)

Former FBI Director James Comey, who was fired by President Donald Trump last week amid an agency probe into alleged Russian meddling in the US election, has agreed to testify before the US Senate Intelligence Committee at a public hearing, the committee said in a statement on Friday.

The hearing will be scheduled after the May 29 Memorial Day holiday, the statement said.