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Former FBI Director James Comey testifies about his firing by President Donald Trump during a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on June 8, 2017. (Photo: Diego M. Radzinschi / ALM)

Former FBI Director James Comey on Sunday dropped his challenge to a congressional subpoena issued by Republicans, telling a Washington, D.C., federal judge he’s reached an “acceptable accommodation” to voluntarily testify.

Comey is expected to sit for a voluntary interview with the House Judiciary Committee on Dec. 7, according to the agreement. Comey will receive a transcript of the interview when it is available and will be permitted to make some or all of the transcript public.

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C. Ryan Barber

C. Ryan Barber, based in Washington, covers government affairs and regulatory compliance. Contact him at [email protected]. On Twitter: @cryanbarber

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