Live Updates: FBI Director James Comey Testifies Before Congress

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Follow Breitbart News for live updates as FBI Director James Comey testifies before the House Intelligence Committee.

Comey is expected to address two controversial topics: President Donald Trump’s claim that former President Barack Obama wiretapped Trump Tower during the 2016 presidential campaign, and allegations of collusion between the Trump campaign and the Russian government.

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All times eastern:

10:25 AM: 

10:23 AM: “Pro” journalists speculating that Schiff’s liberal use of the Steele dossier means that U.S. intel corroborates it.

10:22 AM: Schiff now asking “is it a coincidence” that Sen. Jeff Sessions saw a Russian ambassador in his duties as a U.S. Senator.

10:17 AM: Schiff is now credulously recapping the allegations from British spy Christopher Steele in the infamous “dossier” published by BuzzFeed.

10:14 AM: Schiff suggests that the individuals testifying today may not confirm in an open hearing whether there is an FBI investigation into Trump or his associates.

10:09 AM: Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) says the conclusion that the Russian government was the source of Wikileaks’ releases on the DNC and the Clinton campaign is not disputed.

10:08 AM: Nunes says there is no evidence of a “physical wiretap” of Trump Tower but remains open to the possibility of other types of surveillance against the Trump campaign and its associates.

10:06 AM: Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) begins with a statement recounting Russia’s aggression, propaganda efforts, and interference in foreign elections. Says Obama admin “routinely ignored” warnings from Congress about these risks in hopes of foreign policy “reset.”

10:03 AM: All parties are present and Comey begins his swearing-in.

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