Comey in the hot seat

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WASH­ING­TON: For­mer FBI chief James Comey could hold back from ac­cus­ing US Pres­i­dent Don­ald Trump of try­ing to in­ter­fere with an in­ves­ti­ga­tion into links be­tween Trump’s elec­tion cam­paign team and Rus­sian of­fi­cials when he tes­ti­fies in Congress, le­gal sources say.

Comey’s ap­pear­ance be­fore the Se­nate In­tel­li­gence Com­mit­tee to­day could be a turn­ing point in a con­tro­versy that has rocked Trump’s young ad­min­is­tra­tion.

Comey is ex­pected to tell the com­mit­tee that Trump asked him to end the FBI’s probe into ties be­tween for­mer White House na­tional se­cu­rity ad­viser Michael Flynn and Rus­sia. Reuters

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