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Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein leaves the U.S. Capitol following a closed-door briefing with members of the House of Representatives on Friday. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Rep. Barbara Comstock of Virginia, seen at the Capitol in March, is among the Republicans questioning the timing of FBI Director James Comey's firing. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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