Republican congressman leading Russia probe says he's never heard of key figures in the scandal
Original story at Mother Jones• 38 mentions • 5 months ago
Mother Jones 5 months ago
There were many intriguing and surprising moments at the House intelligence committee's hearing on Monday on Russia's election season hacks. FBI Director James Comey exploded not one but two bombshells, noting that there was no evidence to back up President Donald Trump's claim that he had been wiretapped last year by President Barack Obama and revealing for the first time that the FBI has been conducting a counterintelligence investigation since last July of contacts between Trump associates and Russia. Meanwhile, the Republicans on the committee ignored both of these matters—and the overarching issue of Moscow waging political warfare against the ...