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"I was concerned that [President Trump] would lie about the content of our meeting," Comey said. (Photo: Getty)

'Lordy, I Hope There Are Tapes': The Best Tweets From Comey's First Hour

"The #ComeyHearings are showing Americans in real time what the felony of Obstruction of Justice looks like," wrote Rep. Ted Lieu

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In his highly anticipated testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday, former FBI Director James Comey took direct aim at President Donald Trump as he recounted in great detail the interactions that culminated in his firing.

Here are some of the best social media reactions from the first hour of testimony and questioning:


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Taking Aim at Predatory Equity Firms, Warren Leads Bill to 'Stop Wall Street Looting'

"Now is the time," asserted Sen. Bernie Sanders, "to end Wall Street's greed, protect workers, and create an economy that works for everyone, not just the 1%."

Brett Wilkins ·


Arizona Groups Demand Sinema 'Stop Obstructing' on Medicare Expansion

The diverse coalition called on the Democratic senator to back "bold drug pricing reform" and "critical improvements to Medicare's coverage" in the reconciliation package.

Jessica Corbett ·


'Should Be a No-Brainer': Biden Pushed to Back Long-Term Child Tax Credit Extension

"Putting money in the pockets of those who need it most is good for the children and families receiving it, good for local businesses, and helps protect this fragile economic recovery."

Julia Conley ·


'End the Jim Crow Filibuster': Republicans Rebuked After Torpedoing Voting Rights Bill

"There is no compromise voting rights bill that will appease Senate Republicans."

Andrea Germanos ·


Do Not 'Cave to Big Pharma': 60+ Groups Tell Schumer, Pelosi to Deliver on Drug Pricing Reform

"There are few issues of greater salience to people across this country than lowering drug prices, and few policies more commonsense and popular than Medicare drug price negotiation."

Kenny Stancil ·

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