Democrat Questions FBI Director’s Willingness to Investigate Trump’s Ties to Russia
By Steve Neavling
FBI Director James Comey has shown virtually no willingness to cooperate with a Congressional investigation into potential ties between Russia and President Trump’s campaign, the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee said Monday.
“I have yet to be convinced … by the director of the FBI that we will have the fulsome kind of cooperation that we will need,” Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., told reporters in the Capitol, The Hill reports.
Without the full cooperation of the FBI and Comey, Schiff said there’s little the Intelligence Committee can do.
“We can’t become the FBI, we can’t send out our own investigators spanning all over the globe,” Schiff said. “We will need their cooperation, and whether we will get that in as fulsome a manner as we need has yet to be determined, in my view.”
Schiff’s comments came just hours after Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., said he’s seen “no evidence” of ties between Russia and Trump’s campaign.
“What I’ve been told, by many folks, is that there’s nothing there — but we’re absolutely looking into it,” Nunes said.
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