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Series: 5 on 45 Podcast
FBI Director James Comey is sworn in to testify before a Senate Judiciary Committee
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On Trump firing FBI Director James Comey

Benjamin Wittes, senior fellow in Governance Studies and editor-in-chief of Lawfare, expounds on the serious implications of Comey’s dismissal, where it places the Trump-Russia investigation, and the state of the FBI and the country moving forward.

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