Researcher and Writer in Washington, DC

The Russia Investigation: Why the Overseers Need Oversight

What’s going on with the Russia investigation? For most of us, the answer likely is, “Beats me.”

It seems every week or two there’s a media report about Congress holding a hearing or some member of Team Trump or other person being called in to testify: James Comey, Paul Manafort, Donald Trump Jr. The facts come out in drips: one reads of meetings with Russians during this past year’s presidential election; Facebook turning over information about shady campaign ads; Michael Flynn and possibly his son being subpoenaed to produce documents.

There are five congressional committees involved, to say nothing of independent counsel Robert Mueller. Who is doing what, when and why is anything but obvious…. (Read more at the R Street Institute Blog)

 

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