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Analysis of Former FBI Director James Comey’s Senate Testimony

(Above: Former FBI Director James Comey, who will testify before the Senate today. AP Photo/Susan Walsh) Former FBI Director James Comey testified for about two hours Thursday before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence. He faced questions about his conversations with President Donald Trump, the FBI’s investigation of possible Trump campaign connections to Russia, and his […]

(Above: Former FBI Director James Comey, who will testify before the Senate today. AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Former FBI Director James Comey testified for about two hours Thursday before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence. He faced questions about his conversations with President Donald Trump, the FBI’s investigation of possible Trump campaign connections to Russia, and his handling of the investigation of then-presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s private email server.

We get your reaction to the testimony and offer local analysis from Brandon Rottinghaus, professor of political science at the University of Houston and co-host of Houston Public Media’s podcast Party Politics, and Josh Blackman, associate professor of law at South Texas College of Law Houston.

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