McCain responds to criticism over his questioning during Comey testimony

McCain responds to criticism over his questioning during Comey testimony

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - Sen. John McCain issued a statement following reaction on Twitter to his questions during former FBI Director James Comey's testimony on Thursday, June 8.

Comey asserted President Donald Trump fired him to interfere with his investigation of Russia's role in the 2016 election and its ties to the Trump campaign.

McCain is a member of the Senate Intelligence Committee, which held the hearing.

McCain's statement, which can be read below, came as several thousand people on Twitter were confused by his line of questioning.

The following is McCain's response:

"I get the sense from Twitter that my line of questioning today went over people's heads. Maybe going forward I shouldn't stay up late watching the Diamondbacks night games.

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