All eyes on FBI chief as Russia, wiretap claims swirl

All eyes on FBI chief as Russia, wiretap claims swirlFBI director James Comey will be in the hot seat Monday facing lawmakers who accuse him of stonewalling Congress, as they demand answers about Donald Trump’s potential Russia ties and the president’s extraordinary accusation of wiretapping by his predecessor. The two explosive issues have preoccupied Republicans and Democrats alike for weeks, robbing Trump’s administration of a smoother rollout and raising uncomfortable questions about possible collusion between Trump associates and the Kremlin. Comey will testify before the House Intelligence Committee at an open hearing aimed at investigating Russia’s interference in the 2016 election campaign.



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