Bull’s Eye: The Height of James Comey’s Powers

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July 6, 2016, 8 p.m.

SPOTLIGHT

QUOTEMEISTER

“Man, you would’ve been a great vice pres­id­ent.”
—Demo­crat­ic Sen. Al Franken as he passed and pat­ted on the shoulder Re­pub­lic­an Sen. Bob Cork­er, who was sur­roun­ded by re­port­ers Wed­nes­day after tak­ing him­self out of con­sid­er­a­tion.

“Have you ever seen that movie Minor­ity Re­port? … This is pre-crime. It re­quires judges to de­term­ine based on the evid­ence wheth­er some­body … is likely to com­mit a crime in the fu­ture.”
—Re­pub­lic­an Rep. John Flem­ing of Louisi­ana, on why the House Free­dom Caucus op­poses the gun-con­trol bill.

DATA DIVE

4,001: Words in a Q&A–style fact sheet about Hil­lary Clin­ton’s State De­part­ment emails that ap­pears on her cam­paign web­site.

$250: Amount that New York Yan­kees le­gend Derek Jeter was fined by mil­it­ary per­son­nel after boat­ing in­to re­stric­ted wa­ters near Mac­Dill Air Force base near his home in Tampa.

ON DECK FOR JULY 7

9 a.m. House Re­pub­lic­ans hold a closed meet­ing with Don­ald Trump.

10 a.m. House For­eign Af­fairs hear­ing on Guantanamo Bay.

10 a.m. FBI Dir­ect­or James Comey test­i­fies be­fore House Over­sight Com­mit­tee.

12:30 p.m. Na­tion­al Press Club lunch­eon with Liber­tari­an tick­et of Gary John­son and Wil­li­am Weld.

7 p.m. The New­seum holds a dis­cus­sion on the spread of break­ing news in 1776.

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