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Comey’s testimony was political TV event of 2017

By Warren Kinsella      

But there is one shining bit of light in the midst of the muck that was last Thursday's Senate hearing. And that was the fact of the hearing itself—and that democracy, sometimes, works.

Former FBI director James Comey, pictured in this file photo, testified before the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee last Thursday. Screen capture courtesy of U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee
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TORONTO—James Comey's big day: by now, the testimony of former FBI director has been much discussed, debated and dissected. Comey's testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee, seen by many millions, is well-known. His Thursday morning appearance was the political TV event of 2017—so far. Among the lowlights: the Trump administration "lied" about Comey, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Trump "defamed" Comey when he claimed that the FBI had lost confidence in their former director. There was a

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