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Comey expected to publicly confirm Trump Russia pressure

James Comey, the former FBI Director, will testify publicly before the Senate Intelligence Committee as early as next week, CNN reports.

Since his firing on May 9, reports have emerged that President Trump asked Comey to stop investigating Michael Flynn, and asked him for a pledge of loyalty. A source tells CNN Comey will confirm "Trump did indeed push him to end an FBI probe into an aide's Russia ties."