Former FBI Director James Comey to testify in Senate June 8

Comey OK'd to testify; House committee issues subpoenas

According to USA media reports, Comey is likely to tell the lawmakers that he was asked by Trump not to go ahead of the FBI investigations against Michael Flynn, the former national security advisor to Trump. The open session will be followed by a closed session at 1 pm.

Check back for more on this developing story.

The Guardian newspaper said on Thursday said that Nigel Farage, a Trump supporter and a leading Brexit campaigner, is a "person of interest" in the Federal Bureau of Investigation probe but has not been accused of wrongdoing.

White House press secretary Sean Spicer said inquiries about the Russian Federation investigation must be directed to Trump's longtime personal attorney, Marc Kasowitz.

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Nigel Farage, the former leader of the pro-Brexit UK Independence Party, is reportedly a "person of interest" in the FBI investigation into Trump and Russian Federation.

The source, a former law enforcement official, declined to say whether Mueller had specifically authorized Comey to discuss his interactions with President Donald Trump, but said it was reasonable to expect that subject to come up. Richard Burr, R-N.C., said the committee welcomes Comey's testimony, but declined to comment further.

A spokesman for Mueller declined to comment.

"The focus of the committee's investigation is the independence of the FBI" and the events leading to Comey's firing, he wrote.

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Four were issued to ousted national security adviser Flynn, the president's personal attorney, Michael Cohen, and their respective companies.

He revealed to Russian officials during an Oval Office meeting that firing Comey, whom he referred to as a "nut job", eased the pressure from the Russia investigation, according to The New York Times.

On Thursday, President Vladimir Putin said the Russian state has never been involved in hacking, and claimed individual "patriotic" hackers may have carried out attacks during the U.S. election a year ago. Early Wednesday morning, the president tweeted "Witch Hunt!" in reference to testimony by Comey and former Central Intelligence Agency director John Brennan before Congress on the topic. Also, the U.S. Department of Justice recently appointed a special counsel.

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