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Why is the House Intelligence Committee interviewing Rorbacher on Monday? (Original Post) lapucelle Dec 2017 OP
He's Putin's favorite Congressman, is why. The Velveteen Ocelot Dec 2017 #1
Yes, I know, but the House committee is Republican-led lapucelle Dec 2017 #3
He is an Nother Republican treasonweasel Achilleaze Dec 2017 #2
Supposed to happen tomorrow - link to newer article BumRushDaShow Dec 2017 #4
Intersting timing... lapucelle Dec 2017 #5
Probably back around the time the CNN article was written (early December)? nt BumRushDaShow Dec 2017 #6
Reportedly, this committee has to "finish" investigating Hortensis Dec 2017 #7
They are repugs - they'll probably give him a medal for hanging out with Putin SharonClark Dec 2017 #8

lapucelle

(18,427 posts)
3. Yes, I know, but the House committee is Republican-led
Sun Dec 17, 2017, 08:49 PM
Dec 2017

and has been so obstructionist that I don't think that implicating Rorbacher is the Republican motive. Was the scheduling of the interview part of the effort to fast track witnesses so that Democrats might miss a chance to question him?

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/12/15/us/politics/house-intelligence-committee-russia-interference.html

Hortensis

(58,785 posts)
7. Reportedly, this committee has to "finish" investigating
Sun Dec 17, 2017, 09:05 PM
Dec 2017

and report its "findings" before Trump can fire Mueller and halt the investigation. At least this is a step that would increase their chance of succeeding.

So they're rushing the interviews to get them done as soon as possible to put them in position in case they do take the enormous step of stopping the investigation. This and a number of other things.

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