NewsOne Now Audio Podcast: ‘Lordy,’ James Comey Hopes There’s Tapes — Fired FBI Director Testifies Before The Senate Intelligence Committee On Trump, Russia


• Fired FBI Director James Comey appeared before the Senate Intelligence Committee to testify about private conversations he had with President Donald Trump from the time he was president-elect through April 11th, a month before he was abruptly fired.

• The Senate is moving forward with their attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act, but Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and some other Republican senators are expressing cautious optimism that they will ultimately be able to pass a new health care bill.

• Testimony in the Bill Cosby sex assault trial continues. Andrea Constand’s mother took the stand testifying she called Cosby after the alleged assault where he allegedly admitted to being a “sick man.”

• Jeronimo Yanez Trial Update: When #PhilandoCastile’s girlfriend, Diamond Reynolds was asked why she chose to broadcast the aftermath of the shooting, she told the court:
“Because I know that the people are not protected against the police. …I wanted everyone to see, that if I died in front of my daughter, everyone would know the truth.”

• Freshman Senator Kamala Harris of California got into a testy exchange with Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstine about whether Special Counsel Robert Mueller, who was appointed by the Justice Department to investigate the Russia matter, would be fully independent from the Department.

All that and more in this edition of the NewsOne Now Audio Podcast

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