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Washington Week Ahead: June 12, 2017

June 12, 2017
Fired FBI Director James Comey's testimony continues to reverberate on Capitol Hill. Comey's former boss, Attorney General Jeff Sessions, will deliver his own testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday.
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Trump: Willing to Testify Under Oath That He Didn’t Ask Comey to Ease Flynn Probe

June 10, 2017
Carol Lee, Rebecca Ballhaus | The Wall Street Journal
President Donald Trump on Friday disputed his former Federal Bureau of Investigation director’s statements about their conversation regarding the agency’s probe of former National Security Adviser Mike Flynn.
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Many in GOP unshaken by Comey’s testimony against Trump

June 10, 2017
Erica Werner | Associated Press
The FBI chief he fired called the president a liar, but the response from many Republicans was a collective shrug.
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Donald Trump’s message discipline, Theresa May’s narrow win and the new FBI director

June 9, 2017
This was supposed to be the White House’s “infrastructure week.”

War of Words: Trump and Comey accuse each other of lying

June 9, 2017
President Trump offered a sharp rebuke to James Comey’s Senate testimony.
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Behind Trump’s temporary silence: Why the counterpuncher let others do the punching

June 9, 2017
Robert Costa, Philip Rucker | The Washington Post
All day Thursday, many people expected President Trump to weigh in but he had nothing to say — on his preferred medium of Twitter or anywhere else. He let others do his talking.
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Comey testimony shifts focus to Trump

June 9, 2017
Dan Balz | The Washington Post
It has been many years since a witness appeared on Capitol Hill and put a president in such potential jeopardy as former FBI director James B. Comey did Thursday.
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Sessions pushes back on Comey testimony

June 9, 2017
Josh Gerstein | POLITICO
Attorney General Jeff Sessions disputed aspects of fired FBI Director James Comey's attention-grabbing testimony Thursday evening.
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Donald Trump just broke his Twitter silence — to call Comey a “leaker”

June 9, 2017
Jim Tankersley, Jeff Guo | Vox
Donald Trump broke a long (for him) Twitter drought on Friday morning, returning from more than a day of tweet-silence to call former FBI Director James Comey a “leaker” — and to quite possibly accuse him of perjury.
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