Daily Show Prep: Wednesday, June 7


James Comey’s Prepared Remarks Ahead Of His Testimony Tomorrow | The Daily Caller

Former FBI Director James Comey will testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee at 10 a.m. Thursday in an open session before doing the same in a closed session that afternoon. It will be the first time that Comey has spoken publicly since he was fired by President Trump in early May.

Comey: Trump Didn’t Ask Me To Close Russia Probe | The Daily Caller

Former FBI Director James Comey will tell the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence that President Donald Trump did not ask him to close the ongoing investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election.

Jerry Seinfeld Snubs Kesha When She Tries To Give Him A Hug

At the National Night Of Laughter And Song event held at the John F. Kennedy Center on Monday Night Kesha tried to give Jerry Seinfeld a big hug after telling him what a big fan she was. His reaction was that of pure unadulterated terror.

Philly Mom Under Fire For ‘Disrespectful’ Quran Cake at $25K Dubai-Themed Prom Extravaganza

Last Friday, a Philadelphia mom got national publicity after she threw an elaborate Dubai-themed prom send-off for her son. The $25,000 extravaganza included a live camel, three tons of sand, a Rolls Royce and Lamborghini, custom-designed gowns for his three separate dates and—most controversially– two cakes, one depicting the Quran, and another depicting a man prostrate on a prayer mat.

Hour 2

Trump pitched Republican leaders on a solar-paneled border wall – Axios

Trump said his vision was a wall 40 feet to 50 feet high and covered with solar panels so they’d be “beautiful structures,” the people said. The President said that most walls you hear about are 14 feet or 15 feet tall but this would be nothing like those walls. Trump told the lawmakers they could talk about the solar-paneled wall as long as they said it was his idea. One person cautioned that the President wasn’t presenting the solar-paneled wall as the definite solution.

A listener suggested the same thing a couple months ago.

GOP Proposal Would Sell Green Cards to Pay for Border Wall

Under Rohrabacher’s proposal, the 55,000 Green Cards awarded to randomly-selected foreign nationals would be replaced by a system for those able to pay a $1 million fee.

ISIS Slaughters 163 Civilians Rather Than Let Them Flee | The Daily Caller

The Islamic State slaughtered 163 civilians in just one day last week to prevent them from fleeing from their territory in the city of Mosul, a senior UN official announced Tuesday.

James Comey sued by intelligence contractor Dennis Montgomery over spying on Americans | Circa News – Learn. Think. Do.

A former U.S. intelligence contractor tells Circa he walked away with more than 600 million classified documents on 47 hard drives from the National Security Agency and the CIA, a haul potentially larger than Edward Snowden’s now infamous breach.

Hour 3

Michigan House OKs bill to carry guns without permits

Any legal firearm owner could carry it concealed without a permit or mandatory training under a controversial plan the Michigan House approved Wednesday.

Gun Group to Appeal Dismissal of $12 Million Defamation Lawsuit Against Katie Couric – Washington Free Beacon

The Virginia Citizens Defense League (VCDL) announced on Tuesday it will appeal a district court’s decision to dismiss their $12 million defamation suit against Katie Couric.

House Oversight Committee releases report criticizing the DOJ over Fast and Furious | Circa News – Learn. Think. Do.

The House Oversight Committee released a report Wednesday that took former Attorney General Eric Holder and the Justice Department to task over Operation Fast and Furious, a gun-running operation that went wrong, Fox News reported.

The Army will offer soldiers $90k to re-enlist in efforts to expand its ranks | Circa News – Learn. Think. Do.

In an effort to increase its ranks and convince reluctant soldiers to re-enlist, the Army will triple the amount of bonuses it’s paying this year to more than $380 million, according to the Associated Press. Some soldiers could get as much as $90,000 up front by committing to another four or more years.