Watch live: Fired FBI Director James Comey testifies Trump lied about him, defamed FBI

Fired FBI Director James Comey opened today's hearing with a dramatic opening statement, alleging President Donald Trump spread "lies, plain and simple" and “defamed" him and the FBI.
The former FBI director opened his testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee by stating that the administration's explanations for his firing confused and concerned him.
Times reporters will be offering live analysis and reactions from viewers across the country.
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