Comey, Schiff to be interviewed by Fox's Chris Wallace

Comey, Schiff to be interviewed by Fox's Chris Wallace
Former FBI Director James ComeyJames Brien ComeyMcCabe, Rosenstein spar over Russia probe Rosenstein takes fire from Republicans in heated testimony Democrats aim to amend Graham subpoena to include Trump allies MORE and House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam SchiffAdam Bennett SchiffFlynn urged Russian diplomat to have 'reciprocal' response to Obama sanctions, new transcripts show The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - George Floyd's death sparks protests, National Guard activation Hillicon Valley: Trump signs order targeting social media legal protections | House requests conference with Senate after FISA vote canceled | Minneapolis systems temporarily brought down by hackers MORE (D-Calif.) will be interviewed by "Fox News Sunday" anchor Chris WallaceChristopher (Chris) WallaceSessions accepts 'Fox News Sunday' invitation to debate, Tuberville declines Cornel West: 'We're witnessing the collapse of the legitimacy of leadership' Head of Minnesota police chiefs association: Police not trained in hold used on George Floyd MORE this weekend to discuss impeachment and a recent inspector general report regarding alleged surveillance abuse during the 2016 election.
 
The announcement from the network came the same week that House Democrats unveiled two articles of impeachment against President TrumpDonald John TrumpFormer employees critique EPA under Trump in new report Fired State Department watchdog says Pompeo aide attempted to 'bully' him over investigations Virginia senator calls for Barr to resign over order to clear protests MORE and as Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz released a report on the FBI's decision to open investigations into Trump associates in 2016, when Comey was still director of the FBI.
 
Comey was fired by Trump in May 2017.
 
Both Schiff and Comey have appeared on Fox before. Schiff was interviewed on Wallace's Sunday political affairs program on April 21, while Comey was interviewed by anchor Bret Baier on "Special Report" back in April 2018.
 
The two guests will be interviewed separately on Sunday.
 
Trump has become increasingly critical of Fox News, arguing earlier this week that the network was pandering to the Democratic Party by hosting progressive lawmakers to discuss the impeachment inquiry.
 
"Don’t get why @FoxNews puts losers on like @RepSwalwell (who got ZERO as presidential candidate before quitting), Pramila JayapalDavid Cicilline and others who are Radical Left Haters," Trump tweeted on Sunday just hours after Wallace hosted Cicilline, a Democratic congressman from Rhode Island, on "Fox News Sunday."
 
News of the upcoming interview also comes just two days after Comey alleged that “Fox & Friends” canceled a scheduled appearance after the release of Horowitz's report, which criticized the FBI's handling of applications to surveil former Trump campaign adviser Carter Page in 2016 but ultimately concluded that agents were not motivated by political bias when they launched investigations into Trump associates.
 
A Fox spokesperson said in statement on Monday that Comey "was not booked and was never confirmed to appear on Fox & Friends."
 
Wallace, 72, has been in journalism for more than 50 years. During the 2016 campaign he moderated the third debate between Trump and Democratic nominee Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonBiden opens widest lead over Trump in online betting markets Trump, Biden battle to shape opinion on scenes of unrest Sessions accepts 'Fox News Sunday' invitation to debate, Tuberville declines MORE, making him the first Fox News anchor to moderate a general election presidential debate.