Tuesday, June 6, 2017
Comey tests GOP loyalty to Trump
At The Hill | A. Bolton
Former FBI Director James Comey’s testimony to Congress will be a deep test of Republican loyalty to President Trump.
Comey’s appearance before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday may be the most dramatic hearing on Capitol Hill in decades.
It’s must-watch TV, and CBS and Fox announced Monday that they would carry the hearing live.
Republicans are unlikely to reflexively defend Trump, say Senate aides.
Nearly half of Americans surveyed last month by NBC News and The Wall Street Journal thought Trump fired Comey to slow down the FBI’s investigation into possible collusion between his administration and Russia.