PBS NewsHour’s Coverage Plans for James Comey’s Testimony before Senate Intelligence Committee
Washington, DC (June 06, 2017) — PBS NewsHour will be reporting extensively on former FBI Director James Comey’s testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee via broadcast, online and social media platforms, as part of our ongoing coverage of the investigation into Russia’s alleged interference in the 2016 election. In his first testimony since being fired by President Donald Trump, Comey is expected to testify about his interactions with the president as it related to the FBI’s investigation into claims of Russian meddling in the U.S. presidential race.
NewsHour managing editor Judy Woodruff will anchor live coverage on PBS starting at 10 a.m. EDT, Thursday, June 8. NewsHour’s nightly broadcast (check local listings) will also devote extensive coverage to the hearing, with correspondents Lisa Desjardins live from the nation’s capital, and John Yang at the White House.