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Comey Hearing Pits Ex-FBI Chief Against Trump Over Russia Probes

  • Fired FBI head won’t say if Trump’s actions were obstruction
  • Comey will testify to Senate Intelligence Committee Thursday
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Comey Said to Avoid Saying Trump Obstructed Justice

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The question on everyone’s minds as James Comey testifies to the Senate is the one he doesn’t plan to answer: Did President Donald Trump try to obstruct a federal probe into his campaign’s ties to Russia?

The fired FBI director won’t say Thursday whether he thinks the president sought to derail the investigation, according to a person familiar with Comey’s thinking.