Timeline: Events leading up to fired FBI Director Comey’s Senate hearing

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Former FBI Director James Comey walks at his home in McLean, Va., Wednesday, May 10, 2017. President Donald Trump fired Comey on Tuesday, ousting the nation’s top law enforcement official in the midst of an investigation into whether Trump’s campaign had ties to Russia’s election meddling. (AP Photo/Sait Serkan Gurbuz)

The White House says that President Donald Trump had considered firing FBI Director James Comey “since the day he was elected president.”

Here’s a timeline of some of the events from the time that news of Comey’s firing broke until his much-anticipated testimony ahead of the Senate Intelligence Committee.