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Nicole Lafond

Nicole Lafond is a news writer for TPM based in New York City. She is also currently earning a master's degree in journalism from Columbia University and previously worked as an education reporter at The News-Gazette in Champaign, Ill. Follow her on Twitter @Nicole_Lafond.

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Ahead of former FBI Director James Comey’s second interview with Congress, Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) complained about Comey’s first hearing and said he hopes Comey “actually answers questions today.”

“We hope he actually answers questions today,” he told “Fox and Friends” Monday morning. “You know last time, 245 times he said he didn’t know, couldn’t remember, so we hope he answers more questions.”

After the last hearing, Comey told reporters that he was primarily grilled about his investigation into Hillary Clinton’s emails. Jordan said he plans to ask the former FBI director about the memos he kept of his conversations with President Trump.

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George Papadopoulos has big dreams now that he’s done his time (14 days).

Fresh-off signing a new contract with a Los Angeles production company that plans to create a docu-series on his life post-prison, Papadopoulos has his sights set on Washington. The former adviser to President Trump’s campaign who agreed to cooperate with the government after he was found guilty of lying to the FBI as part of the Russia probe, told The Daily Telegraph that he wants to run for Congress in 2020.

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