A date will be scheduled after Memorial Day.
Comey will not also address the Senate Judiciary Committee, however – a decision Sen. Chuck Grassley sharply criticized:
— NPR (@NPR) May 20, 2017
Comey, Trump at a distance even before firing
- Earlier today, the White House did not dispute reports that President Trump, during a meeting with Russian diplomats, called Comey a “nut job” and remarked that his firing relieved pressure over the ongoing Russia probe.
- Associates of Comey have said that the ex-FBI Director aimed to keep President Trump at a cautious distance.