Congressional committees began investigating the issue after US intelligence agencies concluded Russian President Vladimir Putin had ordered hacking of the Democratic political groups to try to sway the election toward Republican Donald Trump. Given how badly Republicans are dragging their feet and the lengths to which the House Intelligence Committee chairman went to assist the White House in distracting the public, there is reason to doubt that any congressional arrangement will inspire confidence.
"I give Sen. Warner some time and credence to try to work those things out, but things have moved too slowly for my taste and, I think, a lot of members of the committee's taste", he added.
The consternation comes as lawmakers return from their two-week break, which saw much of the heated debate about the investigations die down, capped by Nunes' recusal just hours before House lawmakers left town.
The House committee formed to investigate the 2012 attacks on a U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, that killed four Americans had 46 staffers and eight interns.
But GOP Sens. James Lankford (Okla.) and Susan CollinsSusan CollinsSchumer: Senate Russia probe moving too slowly Collins: I'm not working with Freedom Caucus chairman on healthcare Mexico: Recent deportations "a violation" of USA immigration rules MORE (Maine) have defended the committee's work.
A special Senate committee's 1970s investigation into Watergate-era surveillance practices tapped 133 staffers.
The senator said that the addition of two new staffers dedicated to the investigation was a sign of goodwill for Democrats that Burr was taking their concerns seriously.
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Members of the House Intelligence Committee are hoping to get back to work after chairman Devin Nunes withdrew himself from the panel's Russian Federation investigation amid ethics complaints. The panel, whose Russian Federation work is now headed by Rep. Mike Conaway (R-TX), announ.
Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) has said he wants to investigate potential leaks of classified information to reporters about Russia-Trump contacts as well as investigating Mike Flynn's business dealings in Russia.
The committee said it also has asked former CIA Director John Brennan, former National Intelligence Director James Clapper and former Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates to appear later at an open hearing.
The House investigation appeared to be in chaos.
White House Director of Legislative Affairs Marc Short outlined in a letter to the House oversight committee how it would not complete the request from the panel, referring some requests to the Department of Defense, saying the office doesn't have custody of some of the other documents or simply stating "we are unable to accommodate" others.
"We're trying to evaluate what is happening, what is coming at us internationally". "I don't know what he filled out or what he did or did not do". It would be up to the committee and other authorities to look at that. Interviews with top Trump aides may not be far off at this point.
When Kushner first submitted his forms to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, he left the section about foreign contacts blank - despite the fact that he had met with a large number of foreign emissaries and leaders once Donald Trump became the President-elect and he became the point man for worldwide contacts for the incoming Trump administration.