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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: From James Comey today, a raft of revelations.
With the nation watching in his first public experience since being fired, the former FBI director told the Senate Intelligence Committee that he made notes to guard against President Trump lying right after each of their discussions, and leaked some of those memos after he was fired.
He assured the president several times that he wasn’t under investigation. And he concluded that Mr. Trump wanted to pressure him to end the FBI probe of former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn and his Russian contacts.
Comey told Committee Vice Chairman Senator John (sic) Warner that he began writing everything down after an initial meeting last January.
SEN. MARK WARNER, D-Va.: You’ve had extensive experience at the Department of Justice and at the FBI. You’ve worked under presidents of both parties.
What was it about that meeting that led you to determine that you needed to start put