Demonstrators gathered outside the White House on Wednesday, May 10, 2017, to protest President Donald Trump’s firing of FBI Director James Comey.
Demonstrators gathered outside the White House on Wednesday, May 10, 2017, to protest President Donald Trump’s firing of FBI Director James Comey. Evan Vucci AP
Demonstrators gathered outside the White House on Wednesday, May 10, 2017, to protest President Donald Trump’s firing of FBI Director James Comey. Evan Vucci AP

House committee was seeking classified documents from Comey when he was fired

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  • Senate votes to fund government through Feb. 8

    On Monday, The Senate advanced a bill reopening federal agencies through Feb. 8 after Democrats relented and lifted their blockade against the legislation. The shutdown began Saturday after Democrats derailed a Republican measure that would have kept government open until Feb. 16. Democrats wanted to pressure the GOP to cut a deal protecting young immigrants from deportation and boosting federal spending.