At his hearing before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday, former FBI Director James Comey expanded on comments detailed in his opening statement, published Wednesday, about President Trump's request for "loyalty."
As Comey wrote in his opening statement:
During the hearing, Comey explained that Trump's question about his loyalty came "in context of asking me to stay" on as FBI director. Comey added he'd never before had a request for loyalty due to the fact that the position of FBI director — which enjoys a 10-year term — was established to prevent an individual from feeling like he owed loyalty to a specific president.
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