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Wed May 16, 2018, 12:01 PM

Schumer: Senate probe intended to let Trump 'peek' at potential evidence

Source: The Hill



BY JORDAIN CARNEY - 05/16/18 11:39 AM EDT

Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) blasted Republicans on the Judiciary Committee, saying their investigation into the 2016 election is a "whitewash" and comparing it to a controversial House probe.

"To call the Senate Judiciary Committee's Trump Russia investigation halfhearted is too generous. It has been no different than the effort taken by Representative Nunes," he said, referring to Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.), the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee.

Schumer said the Senate panel's investigation was "designed to let the president and his lawyers interfere with the [special counsel Robert] Mueller probe and get a peek at any potential evidence."

His comments came a few hours after the Senate Judiciary Committee released the transcripts from a slate of interviews with participants in a controversial Trump Tower meeting in June of 2016. Donald Trump Jr. took that meeting with a Russian lawyer after being promised dirt on Hillary Clinton.

Read more: http://thehill.com/homenews/senate/387948-schumer-senate-probe-intended-to-let-trump-peek-at-potential-evidence

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Wed May 16, 2018, 12:28 PM

1. The GOP is awash in RUSSIAN MONEY...

...they are not only trying to protect and deflect from tRump* but also trying to deflect from their own malfeasance. The "Party of Lincoln," that have wrapped themselves in God and the American flag ARE TRAITORS and will do ANYTHING AND EVERYTHING to protect and defend their positions of power.

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Response to Raster (Reply #1)

Wed May 16, 2018, 12:47 PM

2. Repugs are now the party of greedy 1%er racist criminals, traitors and liars.

That is all they represent, everything bad for us and our country. They are the MeFirsters.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Wed May 16, 2018, 03:23 PM

3. I suppose that was a major reason for the doc dump.

Hopefully it will backfire, triggering scrutiny by a thousand dedicated investigative journalists.

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