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Tuesday, June 13, 2017

The Rasmussen Minute: Lordy, Comey and Hope

Lordy, does former FBI Director James Comey have a way with words.

Last week was no exception for the man most people recognize on both sides of the aisle as having single-handedly interfered in the 2016 presidential election. Comey testified in front of the Senate Intelligence Committee for the first time since being fired by President Trump on May 9th.

True to form, Comey handled the grilling he received, mostly from Senate Republicans, like it was a day at the beach, feeding the seagulls in the press while wounding the last two Democratic and Republican administration attorneys general alike.

But still, the word of the day from nearly three hours of testimony by Comey was “hope,” as he alleged that President Trump told him that he “hoped” he could let the Michael Flynn investigation go. So what's the meaning of the word “hope” anyway? That's the subject of this week's Rasmussen Minute.