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Wall Street rises as James Comey testimony springs no surprise

Comey said he was disturbed by Trump's bid to get him to drop probe into former NSA Michael Flynn

Reuters 

US stocks were higher in early afternoon trading on Thursday after former FBI Director James Comey's testimony was seen by investors as having no smoking gun that could affect Donald Trump's presidency. Comey, who was investigating alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 US presidential election, said he had no doubt that Russia interfered with the election but was confident that no votes had been altered. Comey said he was disturbed by Trump's bid to get him to drop a probe into former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, but would not say whether he thought the ...

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First Published: Thu, June 08 2017. 22:29 IST
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