Comey bashes GOP after latest closed-door hearing on Capitol Hill

<![CDATA[Former FBI Director James Comey ripped into Republicans Monday for focusing their closed-door questioning of him on the FBI’s investigation into Hillary Clinton’s private email server and the so-called Steele Dossier, complaining that GOP lawmakers should be more concerned about President Donald Trump’s attacks on the Justice Department.”So another day of Hillary Clinton emails and the Steele Dossier,” Comey told reporters following his testimony. “This while the President of the United States is lying about the FBI, attacking the FBI and attacking the rule of law in this country. How does that make any sense at all?”Trump and fellow Republicans have repeatedly vented about the dossier, which was compiled by former British intelligence operative Christopher Steele and details an alleged conspiracy between Trump and the Russian government to help elect him president.They have also maintained their fixation on the FBI’s probe of Clinton’s use of a private server while she

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