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The Comey Testimony Summarized in 13 Tweets

The Twitter breakdown

Former FBI Director, James Comey gave his first testimony since being fired by Donald Trump. With questions of collusion with Russia, attempts to interfere with FBI investigations, and mafia-like requests for "loyalty," the Twittersphere anxiously awaited the testimony.


When Republicans questioned James Comey as to whether Trump "hoping" for an end to the Flynn investigation should have been seen as a direct order...




Mafia movies must be so confusing for GOP Senators...


Rightfully so, comparisons between Trump and the mob were not appreciated. Some on Twitter made it clear, Trump was nothing like the mafia...


The hearing quickly seemed to devolve from whether Trump desired to influence the FBI's Russia investigation to the degree to which he attempted to do so. The intention seemed clear to everyone...almost.


As Comey recounted unprovoked phone calls, dinner invitations, and literal whispers about how excited Trump was to work with him...

Comey responding to the notion that there may be secret White House recordings of his private meeting with Trump: "Lordy I hope there are tapes." 

Then in a strange turn of events, Senator John McCain went on a free range ramble about emails or "Bill Clinton's wife" or Russian Clinton's....or something?


During the hearing House Speaker Paul Ryan excused Trump’s ignorance of protocol explaining, “He’s new to this.” Some, like our own Glenn Smith, pondered how that logic would work in a daily context.


We didn't see much from Trump on Twitter today...

 

And a reminder for us all to keep our eye on the ball...