Friday, February 17, 2017

Russia Scandal Deepens as GOP Leaders Pile on With Questions, Investigations

By Emily Zanotti February 15, 2017

Senate Republicans may be looking to launch a deeper investigation into former Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn’s relationship with Russian officials, opening a new front in the White House’s war to control public relations in the wake of Flynn’s resignation.

The Senate Foreign Relations Committee chair, Republican Bob Corker, said the public wants a full picture of Russian’s “meddling” in the 2016 election, and wants it fast. And now,  Corker tells POLITICO,  he may want to expand the investigations to include Flynn’s highly irregular conversations with the Russian ambassador over sanctions.  (There are currently no fewer than four Congressional investigations of Russia underway.).....To Read More....

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