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Top takeaways from James Comey's testimony

Top takeaways from James Comey's testimony

Nuanced conversations. Conflicting versions of events. Lingering intrigue.

For all of the things that came into clearer focus with Thursday's testimony from fired FBI Director James Comey, plenty of other questions remain.

A few takeaways from Comey's appearance before the Senate intelligence committee:

THE OBSTRUCTION QUESTION

A central — and unresolved — question from the hearing revolves around whether President Donald Trump was trying to derail the Russia investigation by pressuring, and ultimately firing, the man in charge. Comey delivered his answer clearly.

"It's my judgment that I was fired because of the Russia...

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