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Catch Up on the James Comey Controversy Before Today’s Hearing

2017 June 08

On May 9, FBI Director James Comey was let go from his position by President Donald Trump–leaving many to wonder what incidents led to such a serious end.

James Comey is set to testify at 10 AM ET on June 8 in regards to possible ties between associates of President Trump and Russian efforts to tamper with the 2016 Presidential election. Comments about Comey’s loss of confidence, Democrats’ supposed hypocrisy, mentions of tapes and a memo, Jeff Sessions’ alleged involvement in the firing, and much more have made it difficult for many to keep up with this debacle. Catch up on this ever-evolving story by exploring President Trump’s Tweets as well as statements from your elected officials.

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Political Research Wrap Up: Comey, Healthcare, and Foreign Policy in Under 140 Characters

2017 June 02

 James Comey, health care, and foreign policy in under 140 characters. Read on to find out what has kept Congress and President Trump's Twitter account so busy.

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