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>> FBI director James Comey returning to Capitol Hill, Wednesday. This time to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee on FBI oversight. But what will undoubtedly be on lawmaker's minds is the agency's ongoing investigation into Russia's meddling in the 2016, presidential election. And potential collusion between the Trump campaign and the Kremlin.
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Just this week, the committee's chairman Chuck Grassley sent the FBI director a letter. Pushing for more information on the infamous dossier on President Trump, and what connection the FBI had to its author. But Reuters Dustin Volt says, Comey can be a challenging witness.>> Comey has been reticent to talk publicly at all about the status of this Russian investigation, and the potential ties to Trump associates.
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The FBI director is typically pretty restrained and as policy for the FBI, he typically doesn't discuss ongoing investigations.>> In unusual circumstances.>> Comey has made the exceptions though.>> It may be appropriate to do so.>> Confirming to the house intelligence committee back at March that the FBI was looking into possible coordination between the Kremlin and the Trump campaign.
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And before that, when he famously alerted congressional leaders to the reopening of a probe into Hillary Clinton's email server, less than two weeks before the presidential election. A decision Clinton blamed for her defeat in a rare public interview on Tuesday.>> I was on the way to winning, until a combination of Jim Comey's letter on October 28th, and Russian WikiLeaks.
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>> But Wednesday's hearing and another one on Thursday before a House panel will likely be all about her opponent.>> We know a lot more about a number of Trump associates since Comey last appeared before Congress and a lot of details have emerged about their potential dealings with Russia.
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Or certainly raising questions about whether or not they were in communication with Russia in a way that maybe had violated the law. So these investigations both in Congress, and the FBI are likely to take many months if not longer before you really get any sort of resolution.>> But next week could bring new revelations.
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When former acting US Attorney General, Sally Yates testifies before a senate panel about Michael Flynn, who she warned could be compromised by Russia.