The Rundown - Thursday, 6/8/17: Comey testifies; Eid picked to replace Gorsuch

A quick note before we get to Comey: On Wednesday, President Trump nominated Allison Eid, currently a (great) judge on the Colorado State Supreme Court to fill the vacancy on the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals left by the ascension of now-Justice Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court. It's awesome for Eid, but not so awesome for Colorado as now we'll have liberal Governor John Howdy-Doody Hickenlooper naming Eid's replacement.
http://www.bizjournals.com/denver/news/2017/06/07/trump-taps-colorado-supreme-court-justice-for.html

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On Wednesday, former FBI Director James Comey released a prepared "Statement for the Record" which he may or may not actually speak out loud during his Thursday testimony which starts at 8 AM Mountain Time and which we'll carry live on KHOW.

The bottom line is that your interpretation of Comey's statement will depend almost entirely on your pre-existing view/bias about President Trump, and we'll talk about that during today's show.

I've written an article about my takeaways from the Comey statement:
https://spectator.org/comeys-first-soft-shoe-drops/

We do need to remember that there is no real standard for "obstruction" when it comes to impeachment, but I don't think it's going to get anywhere near that.

We all need to remember that Jim Comey is the guy who made Jim Comey a central political figure. For example...

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