Komi agreed to speak at the open hearings in Congress
WASHINGTON, may 20. /Offset. TASS Anton Cranks/. Dismissed by the President of the United States Donald trump, FBI Director James Comey agreed to speak at the open hearings of the special Committee of the Senate of the Congress on intelligence.
This is stated in the report released Friday joint statement, Committee Chairman Richard Barr and his Deputy Mark Warner.
“Ex-FBI Director James Comey agreed to speak at the open hearings of the Committee. The Committee will set a date for public hearings after memorial Day (may 29)”, — the document says. Barre said that he was going to Komi information about his role in the investigation of allegations of interference by Russia in last year’s presidential election. Previously, the former head of the FBI refused to testify at closed congressional hearings.
Trump sent Komi resigned may 9. As previously reported, to take such a measure, he was advised by the U.S. attorney General and his Deputy the Kind of Rosenstein, explaining that Komi is unable to effectively perform its functions. The latter was head of the intelligence services for over four years, he was appointed to it in the summer of 2013 under the administration of former President Barack Obama.