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Republican-Controlled House Intelligence Committee Ends Probe into Election Meddling

HeadlineMar 13, 2018
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The Republican-controlled House Intelligence Committee has ended its investigation into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 election, saying the probe found no evidence of collusion between Trump’s campaign and the Russians, or even evidence that Russia was trying to help Trump win. But on Monday, Florida Republican Congressmember Tom Rooney, a member of the House panel, broke from the party line and said there did appear to be evidence that Russian propaganda benefited Trump. Democrats on the House Intelligence Committee have also blasted the decision to end the probe. The top-ranking Democrat on the panel, California Congressmember Adam Schiff, said, “By ending its oversight role in the only authorized investigation in the House, the Majority has placed the interests of protecting the President over protecting the country, and history will judge its actions harshly.”

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