FULL VIDEO: Watch former FBI Director James Comey's Senate testimony

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Former FBI Director James Comey asserted Thursday that President Donald Trump fired him to interfere with his investigation of Russia's role in the 2016 election and its ties to the Trump campaign. Watch the video player above for a look at his full testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee in Washington, D.C. (KGO)

The most riveting drama is not coming out of Hollywood, but out of Washington D.C. as fired FBI Director James Comey testified before the Senate Intelligence Committee Thursday morning.

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He shed new light on the Russia investigation, and describes how President Donald Trump urged him to stop looking into former adviser Michael Flynn.

Watch the video player above for a look at Comey's full testimony, and click here for full coverage on the former FBI director.

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