U.S. Senator To Ask The FBI About Their Reported Investigation On Presdient Trump Working With The russians

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) waits for U.S. President Donald Trump to enter the room to speak about the "First Step Act" in the Roosevelt Room at the White House in Washington, U.S. November 14, 2018. REUTERS/Leah Millis/File Photo

The Hill: Graham says he'll ask FBI director about reported investigation into whether Trump was working for Russia

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) said Sunday that he intends to ask FBI Director Christopher Wray whether the bureau opened a counterintelligence investigation regarding the possibility that President Trump was a Russian agent.

The senator, who serves as the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, called a New York Times report that the FBI launched an inquiry into whether Trump was working for Russia after the president fired former bureau chief James Comey "astonishing," but cast skepticism on its findings.

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Update: Key Republican to ask FBI about report of Trump counterintelligence probe (Reuters)

WNU Editor: This will be interesting. Congress does need to know if this happened. And if it did happen, Congress will need to know what was their evidence, and what kinds of checks and balances are there to insure that it is a counterintelligence investigation and not one that is motivated by politics. As to what is my take. My gut tells me this New York times report is true, and that those who pushed for it have now been fired, resigned, demoted, and/or under investigation.

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