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U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein departs after meeting with members of the Senate Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S. May 11, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Deputy U.S. Attorney General Rod Rosenstein will conduct a classified briefing for the full U.S. Senate on President Donald Trump's firing of FBI Director James Comey on Thursday, May 18, at 2:30 p.m. EDT (1830 GMT), a spokesman for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Monday.

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