Senator Burr Attempts to Discredt Trump By ‘Investigating Possible Russia Connections’

Late Friday, North Carolina Senator Richard Burr announced that the committee he chairs, the Senate Intelligence Committee, would investigate possible connections between President-elect Donald Trump and Russia, according to a statement obtained by POLITICO.

According to the joint statement, released by Burr and vice chairman Mark Warner (D-VA), the committee’s investigation would touch on “intelligence regarding links between Russia and individuals associated with political campaigns” along with Russian cyberattacks, and other election “meddling outlined in an intelligence report” released last week.

Burr and Warner indicated that they would be utilizing the “subpoenas if necessary,” in order to in order to obatin statements from the President-elect’s transition team and the current Obama administration in the investigation of Russian interference in the election through email and other cyber-hacking activities.

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Yesterday, Senator Burr made clear that his committee “would not” investigate the Russian interference in the election, but chose late Friday to reverse the decision.

Burr, and the Committee’s, reversal comes after a debate broke out between CNN, who defended their reporting on intelligence that the Russian government allegedly has on Trump, and the President-elect’s transition team definitely denying said reports.

 

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