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Lawmakers seek FBI, NSA answers on Trump, Russia at rare public hearing

20 March 2017, 09:16 | Marion Schneider

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But Rep. Devin Nunes, R-California, the chairman of the committee -- one of several congressional committees looking into allegations of Russian meddling in the election -- insisted he has seen "no evidence of collusion" between Trump associates and the Russian government, noting that the only direct evidence of a crime he's seen is the leaking of classified USA intelligence to reporters, including information about Flynn's pre-inauguration contacts with Russian diplomat Sergey Kislyak.

"That's the only crime we know has been committed", Nunes said on "Fox News Sunday".

"Based on the information available to us, we see no indications that Trump Tower was the subject of surveillance by any element of the United States government either before or after Election Day 2016", the statement by Republican Chairman Sen. His committee is holding its first hearing on the matter on Monday.

Roger Stone, a former adviser to President Trump, says he had brief contact with a hacker who infiltrated the Democratic National Committee.

Adding to the intrigue, Trump's attorney general Jeff Sessions had to recuse himself from any Russia-related inquiries after it was learned that he had met twice with the Russian ambassador in the months before Trump took office, and had failed to disclose this during his confirmation hearing.

Some Democrats believe that Trump's perpetuation of the wiretapping claims represents an effort to distract from allegations that his campaign had inappropriate contacts with Russian officials.

Todd also asked Collins about the president's explosive, yet still unverified claim that President Obama ordered a wiretap of his phones at Trump Tower during the election. He did not elaborate, saying "that's where we begin the investigation". "I think it is important for the director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation not to be subjected to the president thinking he is going to investigate him, so he would terminate his service", she said.

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Cotton, a member of the Senate Intelligence Committee, said he had not seen any evidence to back Trump's wiretap claim, but he deflected a question from Tapper on whether the President should apologize to his predecessor if Comey says evidence for the President's accusation is lacking.

"What the president said was just patently false, and the wrecking ball it created now has banged into our British allies and our Germany allies", Schiff said Sunday.

USA intelligence agencies have concluded that Russian Federation tried to help Trump by hacking leading Democrats. "The House committee hearing tomorrow is going to be in part about the unsubstantiated allegations in the media and by some Democrats of collusion between Trump associates and Russian intelligence".

"Up to speed on everything I have up to this morning - no evidence of collusion", he explained. "No, but there never was", Nunes said on "Fox News Sunday". He said that there is "circumstantial evidence" of collusion.

I think for a lot of Americans this will be the first time to really tune in to exactly what the Russians did and what the investigation involves and I'd like to walk through with both directors: What do we know about the Russian operation?

"We do know that the I.R.S., for example, targeted citizens" groups who spoke out in defense of the Constitution, who spoke out against Obama, ' he said. "And that's why, as we go through this review and investigation, it has to be bipartisan".



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