Senate panel backs intel report on Russian meddling, after interviewing Obama officials - News Summed Up

Senate panel backs intel report on Russian meddling, after interviewing Obama officials


Senate Intelligence Committee leaders on Wednesday backed the 2017 intelligence community report that formally accused Russia of trying to interfere in the U.S. presidential election to boost then-candidate Donald Trump. Their statements followed a final closed-door interview on the matter with top Obama administration officials. Despite Comey’s absence, the committee leaders announced afterward they were able to complete the review of the intelligence community’s Russia assessment. “Committee staff have spent 14 months reviewing the sources, tradecraft, and analytic work, and we see no reason to dispute the conclusions,” Burr said in a statement. CLAPPER HIT FOR DOSSIER LEAK DODGE IN HOUSE GOP RUSSIA REPORTThe report included some questions about the actions of Obama administration officials.


Source: Fox News May 16, 2018 16:51 UTC


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