McCain said he was exhausted during the session, after staying up late to watch the Diamondbacks game Wednesday night.
Comey refused to say whether Trump's alleged subtle threatening of Comey's job, outlined in his prepared opening statement, and the president's request that the FBI drop its investigation of former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn constituted obstruction of justice.
"I know the Republicans are trying to seize on things to distract", he said.
But Thursday Comey told the Senate Intelligence Committee the president fired him because of the FBI's investigation of Russia's attempt to interfere with the election.
"The president also never told Mr. Comey, "I need loyalty, I expect loyalty" in form or substance", Kasowitz said, which also contradicted Comey's testimony under oath.
COMEY: Yes, sir. I can - after the - President Clinton - former President Clinton met on the plane with the attorney general, I considered whether I should call for the appointment of a special counsel, and had decided that that would be an unfair thing to do, because I knew there was no case there.
Comey said he chose to share his memo through another party after Trump wrote on Twitter days after Comey's abrupt dismissal that "James Comey better hope that there are no "tapes" of our conversations before he starts leaking to the press".
Former Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) director James Comey said he chose to speak out on the probe into Mrs Hillary Clinton's e-mail a year ago as he thought his boss, then attorney general Loretta Lynch, had been politically compromised. In the case of Secretary Clinton's emails, Mr. Comey was willing to step beyond his role as an investigator and state his belief about what "no reasonable prosecutor" would conclude about the evidence.
"That investigation was going on". Instead, the Republican senator spent most of his time asking Comey about Hillary Clinton's 2016 email investigation.
And, again, you look back in hindsight, you think should I have resisted harder?
"I'm a little confused", Comey responded. "You reached separate conclusions".
MCCAIN: "That investigation have any involvement of Secretary Clinton or any of her associates is completed?" "I didn't believe she could credibly decline that investigation", Comeyreplied. "I think that's a double standard there, to tell you the truth".
Numerous viewers who tuned in to hear Comey's testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee hearing were confused by McCain's line of questioning.
Well, of course. The Clinton email investigation ended more than 11 months ago, while the Russian Federation investigation continues.
HomePod , Apple Music and Siri deliver the best music experience in the home that streams ad-free directly to HomePod . But it's a lot cheaper than the iPhone, which starts at US$649 (RM2,762) and is now the main way people access Siri.
The United Kingdom-based Royal Retail Bank Of Scotland Group Pcl has invested 3.36% in Southwest Airlines Co (NYSE:LUV). The stock of Southwest Airlines Co (NYSE: LUV ) earned "Outperform" rating by Credit Suisse on Friday, January 22.
The winds picked up in the afternoon and the greens started to get bumpy with a lot more people walking around. The 28-year-old South Korean player won the Reignwood LPGA Classic late last season in China.
But at another time I can jump in any auto , in any category, with any tyres, with any rules that I go there and I'm competitive. At this point of my career I consider a good quality of life more important than to do more seasons in F1.
According to AGI, the British and Moroccan authorities were notified of Zaghba's status as a potential militant by DIGOS. They stressed that while they believe they know the attackers' identities, "formal identification is yet to take place".
Comey's associates have indicated that he felt uncomfortable as U.S. president had sought to "compromise" FBI's independence. In a prelude to Thursday's theatrics, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein will testify Wednesday.
Trump also singled out his homeland security secretary, John Kelly , for whom military sacrifice is close to home. The White House said Trump visited the gravesite of Robert Kelly , who was laid to rest in Section 60 .
Three people died due to fires related to the storm in Rheenendal, outside Knysna, east of Cape Town , he said by phone. He said there was little hope of stopping the fire and officials would just continue evacuating all those in its path.
Speaking to BBC Scotland , Davidson said: 'I told her there there was a number of things that count to me more than party. And she said the prime minister agreed to try to use her influence to advance LGBTI rights in Northern Ireland .
Users will also be available to control smart home products such as connected lighting by speaking to Siri through the HomePod . Apple late arrival comes even as it pioneered the voice assistant industry by launching Siri in 2011 with the iPhone 4S.
Qatar backed the plans for talks with the Saudi Arabia and other Arab powers as the Gulf rift has started taking pace. The port at Fujairah, a main oil transit and refined product hub, said Monday it was closed to Qatar-linked traffic.
Unseeded Ostapenko to face Halep for French Open title
Third-seeded Halep won 6-4, 3-6, 6-3, clinching the victory on the first of her two match points when Pliskova sent a return long. Unseeded Jelena Ostapenko has reached the final of the French Open following a close-fought victory against Timea Bacsinszky .
Australia confirms 2 citizens dead in London Bridge attack
A man cries as he kneels in front of a flower memorial for victims near the London Bridge area of London , Tuesday, June 6, 2017 . The school will hold a memorial in their former student's memory, and said they will set up a tribute to her in the quadrangle.
Storm Brings Some Relief to Parched Cape Town
We did what we could, but unfortunately, we are dealing with a storm that is the worst in 30 years to have hit this province". A powerful storm heading for the Cape in a satellite picture shot at 11am yesterday.
Apple's watchOS improvements focus on fitness and Siri
Apple also added a new blinking light, which you can activate via Control Centre, so that your night runs can be a bit safer. If you're more interested in neat visuals than a stream of information, you can use the kaleidoscope watch face instead.
WWE Extreme Rules 2017 Match Card and Predictions
WWE fans that hate Roman Reigns will be pleased to know that he has very little chance of winning at Extreme Rules . Rollins came down from the top rope with a suicide dive onto the announcer's table where Bray Wyatt was lying.
'Wonder Woman' Rules The Box Office With $100M Opening Weekend
Be proactive - Use the "Flag as Inappropriate" link at the upper right corner of each comment to let us know of abusive posts. Something I love about this portrayal of the character is that Gadot never tries to be an awesome warrior, she just simply is.
MTV will livestream Sunday's Manchester benefit concert
Abedi was born in Manchester to Libyan parents, who moved back to Tripoli in recent years, along with his younger siblings. Even cried again myself". "She feels like a rock star and has been listening to her Ariana Grande playlist and wants to go.
Report of multiple casualties in incident on London Bridge
She said a white transit van had knocked several pedestrians over, estimating five or six casualties injured or seriously injured. Sky News also reported multiple shots fired and stabbings in the Borough Market area, in addition to the London Bridge incident.