House panel to hold hearing on Russian election meddling

The House Intelligence Committee on Monday is scheduled to hold a hearing on Russia’s alleged attempt to interfere in the 2016 presidential election. The committee’s chairman, Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.), told Fox News on Sunday that he had seen no evidence of collusion between Russia and Trump’s campaign. “I’ll give you a very simple answer: ‘No,'” he said. “… There’s no evidence of collusion.” The committee’s ranking Democrat, Rep. Adam Schiff, also of California, offered a differing opinion, saying there was “circumstantial evidence of collusion.” The panel, which also is looking into President Trump’s insistence that former President Barack Obama had Trump Tower wiretapped, has called in FBI Director James Comey and Adm. Michael Rogers, director of the National Security Agency, to testify.

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