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James Comey's opening statement at Senate Intelligence Committee hearing

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Then-FBI Director James Comey is set to testify before Congress on Thursday in a highly anticipated hearing that could shed new light on his private conversations with the president in the weeks before the firing. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)

Former FBI Director James Comey's prepared opening statement before the Senate Intelligence Committee is out ahead of his scheduled testimony on Thursday.