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Former FBI Director James Comey revealed Thursday that he has received a subpoena from House Republicans to testify on Capitol Hill, but said he would refuse to do so unless it is a public hearing.
“Happy Thanksgiving. Got a subpoena from House Republicans. I’m still happy to sit in the light and answer all questions. But I will resist a 'closed door' thing because I’ve seen enough of their selective leaking and distortion," Comey tweeted.
Hearing - Everyone
"Let’s have a hearing and invite everyone to see,” he added.
The Hill reported earlier this month that House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) was planning to subpoena Comey to testify on Capitol Hill before Democrats take control of the committee in January.
GOP - Chairman - Week - Notice - Rep
The GOP chairman last week provided notice to Rep. Jerrold Nadler (N.Y.), the top Democrat on the panel and presumed incoming chairman, that he also intended to subpoena former Attorney General Loretta Lynch.
Comey responded by saying he was open to speaking with lawmakers but wanted to do it during an open session.
Republicans - Comey - Records
Republicans are keen to question Comey over records he reportedly made of his private...
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