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Axios May 10, 2017
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James Comey invited to testify before Senate

Susan Walsh / AP

Former FBI Director James Comey has been invited to testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday, per a committee aide.

Why it matters: The Senate Intelligence Committee has been leading the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election. Comey was helping with that before he was abruptly fired, so his testimony during a close-door hearing could shed light on some of the information he potentially gathered.