Key U.S. Senate Republican says acting AG comfortable with Russia probe
Friday, 16 November 2018 A key Republican senator said on Thursday that acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker, who now oversees a probe of whether President Donald Trump's campaign colluded with Russia during the 2016 election, told him he had no concerns about the special counsel leading the investigation.
Republican Senator Jeff Flake on Wednesday vowed to block judicial nominations in the U.S. Senate until Republican leader Mitch McConnell agrees to hold a vote on a measure to protect a probe into Russia's role in the 2016 presidential election. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
According to Reuters, the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee, is split along party lines over whether Donald Trump’s campaign colluded with Russia in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. The division..