U.S. judge delays ruling on ex-FBI director's request to quash Republican subpoena

WASHINGTON - A judge delayed ruling on former FBI Director James Comey's request to quash a congressional subpoena requiring him to testify in secret, and scheduled a follow-up hearing for Monday.

The House Judiciary Committee had initially ordered Comey to appear for closed-door testimony on Monday, but Comey sought to block their demands unless he could be permitted to testify in a public hearing.

A US government lawyer said the judiciary panel had postponed the date for Comey's interview to Tuesday.
Subscribe for our daily newsletter
Subscribe for our daily newsletter

By subscribing I accept the terms of use and privacy policy