After a couple of delays, the Senate Intelligence Committee will begin their investigation into the allegations of Russia’s intervention in the 2016 elections. If they investigate the Trump campaign, hopefully they will also investigate the many contacts between the Clinton campaign and Russian officials.
The Senate Intelligence Committee will begin as soon as Monday privately interviewing 20 people they have requested to speak with in their ongoing investigation of Russia involvement in the 2016 election as well as potential ties to the Trump campaign, its leaders said Wednesday.
Committee Chairman Richard Burr (R-N.C.) said that “if there’s relevance” to those and other interviews that he and Vice Chairman Mark R. Warner (D-Va.) anticipate scheduling going forward, “they will eventually be part of a public hearing.”
The two leaders stood side by side to update reporters about their investigation in a rare news conference Wednesday on Capitol Hill, called just as the House Intelligence Committee’s investigation appears to grinding to a halt.
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