He's 'walking into a political firestorm': FBI Director James Comey set to be grilled over Clinton and Trump probes

FBI Director James Comey is testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday in a public hearing on FBI oversight, where he will likely face tough questions about his handling of the investigations into Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server and Russia's interference in the 2016 election.

The hearing is routine and is not expected to revolve around the bureau's probe into possible collusion between President Donald Trump's campaign and Russia.

Democrats, however, will likely ask Comey why he did not disclose that investigation sooner and chose instead to publicly revisit the Clinton email investigation 11 days before the election. Republicans, meanwhile, are expected to focus on leaks from the intelligence community to the press about the FBI's probe into Trump's Russia ties.

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