The House Judiciary and Oversight Committees on Saturday evening released a transcript of former FBI Director James Comey's lengthy testimony from the day before. The document is minimally redacted and sees Comey expressing confidence that investigation of Russian meddling and possible collusion in the 2016 election would continue even if President Trump were to fire Special Counsel Robert Mueller. "You'd almost have to fire everyone in the FBI and the Justice Department to derail the relevant investigations," Comey said. He also addressed his personal relationship with Mueller — Trump has claimed the two men are friends — saying they are not close "in any social sense." And he reported that the FBI's initial investigation into possible Russian interference focused on four Americans, none of them Trump himself.
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