When Comey picked a wrong answer on a multiple-choice question, he quipped that he meant to say he wouldn’t choose that answer. Huge applause.
That was a dig at Trump’s statement Tuesday in which he claimed to clarify comments he made after his summit with Russian leader Vladimir Putin. Trump insisted he “misspoke” when he said he saw no reason why Russia “would” interfere in the U.S. presidential election. He said he intended to say “wouldn’t” interfere.
Comey didn’t get off the hook completely.
“Wait a minute, we have decided to re-open this game,” joked host Peter Sagal.