Comey's written statement released ahead of his testimonysaid Trump had described the Russian Federation investigation as a "cloud" that was interfering with his job.
Comey is expected to detail how Trump asked him to let an investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn go, as well as how Trump demanded loyalty from the former FBI director.
It's against this backdrop that Marc Kasowitz, Trump's outside counsel, tried to pretend that Comey's written version of events is great news for his client.
"Did anyone ever ask you to stop the Russian Federation investigation?"
Comey's testimony is scheduled to begin at 7 a.m. But their counterparts on the House Russia investigation clearly thought the testimony could prove obstruction of justice by Trump.
Comey confirms President Trump's claim that he was not "personally" under investigation by the FBI - but what does "personally" mean, and was that only true at the time or is it so now?
The testimony, Comey's first public comments since his May 9 firing, unfolds against the extraordinary backdrop of an FBI investigation that has shadowed the Trump White House from the outset and threatens to cripple its agenda.
Trump's personal lawyer said Trump was cheered by the testimony. While Comey did not outright state what this "salacious and unverified" information was, it was assumedly the controversial Christopher Steele dossier.
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LeBron James guards Draymond Green during Game 3 of the NBA Finals between the Cavaliers and Warriors on June 7 in Cleveland . Golden State set NBA Finals records by connecting on nine 3-pointers in the first quarter and 12 triples in the first half.
Trump has called the investigation a "witch hunt". "Three in person and six on the phone".
But Republicans are likely to press Comey on why he did not raise his concerns about Trump publicly or resign.
Sen. Mark Warner of Virginia will emphasize at Thursday's committee hearing that the American people need to realize that what happened was that a president asked an FBI director to drop an ongoing investigation into a former national security adviser.
"He had repeatedly told me I was doing a great job and he hoped I would stay", Mr Comey said.
On Tuesday, Trump was asked what his message for Comey would be.
Republicans though were uneasy about Comey's statement and other emerging allegations. We now have reason to believe this was a lie.
February 13. Flynn resigns as national security adviser. Trump supposedly explained that Flynn was sacked because he had misled the Vice President, not because he had done anything wrong. "He is a good guy". A president's unprecedented request for loyalty from an Federal Bureau of Investigation director. He supposedly stressed that he had been "very loyal to you, very loyal", to Comey.
Asked if Trump had acted appropriately, Intelligence Committee chairman Richard Burr said: "I don't think that from what I've read there's anything of wrongdoing, but I will match that with his (Comey's) verbal testimony, and weigh it against the evidence of our investigation to date".
This could influence how hard it will be for May to push through the politically sensitive results of the Brexit negotiations. May's tightly controlled campaign style, which saw her speaking largely to hand-picked groups of supporters, began to grate.
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In the first two games, Irving shot 40 percent. "I thought our team scrapped and competed", Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue said. The Warriors can lock up their second National Basketball Association title in three years on Friday in Game 4 at the Q.
Comey will address the Senate Intelligence Committee in one of the most widely anticipated U.S. congressional hearing in years. The document release came twenty-four hours before his testimony in front of the Senate Intelligence Committee.
Trump complained the investigation was a "cloud" over his administration that needed to be lifted, Comey said. The chairman and vice chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee will be the first to question Comey.
The Warriors, who won 113-91 and 132-113 at home over the Cavaliers, swept Portland, Utah and San Antonio to reach the finals. Maybe he gets some in Game 3. "So we just got to stay locked in like we have been", USA Today quoted Green as saying.
State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said that "the depravity of terrorism has no place in a peaceful, civilized world". Deputy Interior Minister Mohammad Hossein Zolfaghari told Iran's state TV the apparently male attackers wore women's attire.
And Durant was coming off a Game 1 in which he totaled 38 points, eight rebounds and eight assists in a 113-91 Warriors victory. The Warriors thought they were carving out their place in history when they set a record with 73 wins last season.
The so-called grand bargain has cleared the Senate, and school leaders have a plan to encourage the House to follow suit. The fallout from the Illinois General Assembly failing to reach a budget compromise by midnight Wednesday was swift.
Deputy Interior Minister Mohammad Hossein Zolfaghari told Iran's state TV the apparently male attackers wore women's attire. Islamic State claimed responsibility for suicide bombings and gun attacks in Tehran on Wednesday, that killed 17 people.
He is a good guy. "I hope you can let this go, '" Mr Comey says, according to the prepared remarks. Trump's actions invite serious legal questions about attempts to obstruct justice.
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White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said she was unsure if the president read Mr Comey's testimony after its release . Sanders referred specific questions to Trump's outside counsel, Marc Kasowitz, who did not respond to inquiries Wednesday.
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