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Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Two Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday pressed the committee's Republican chairman to provide special counsel Robert Mueller with transcripts of the panel's interviews with key witnesses in its Russia probe, including Donald Trump Jr. The request, from Sens. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) and Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), reflected the partisan tension in a judiciary committee whose investigation has for months been splintered along party lines. It also amounted to a suggestion that witnesses -- potentially including Donald Trump Jr., who sat for an interview in September -- may have made false statements to the committee. In a recent interview, Blumenthal predicted the Trump Jr. transcript would be "explosive" if released.

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The Democrats recalled the early-January decision of Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) to refer Christopher Steele, the author of the controversial intelligence dossier on Trump's alleged Russia ties, to the FBI for criminal investigation into possible false statements.

"You have stated publicly that you believe it is important for the Special Counsel to carry his investigation through to completion and determine the facts," the Democratic duo wrote to Grassley. "It is hard to see how withholding the transcripts achieves that goal."

"The transcripts of congressional testimony may reveal other, and better-founded, concerns about witness false statements," they wrote.

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Dems are getting desperate.

The Russia hoax is being exposed.

Even Mueller is no longer investigation the Russia hoax.

But the Dems have repeated the lies so often that they have to see it through.

#1 | Posted by sawdust at 2018-01-24 08:27 PM | Reply | Funny: 1

The entire staff on the FBI is all liars.

Everyone who they have investigated and prosecuted over the past ____ years should be turned loose.

#1 | POSTED BY SAWDUST AT

Fixed.

Just fill in that blank up there.

#2 | Posted by MrSilenceDogood at 2018-01-25 01:13 AM | Reply

Now I know why Trump likes being orange. It is foreshadowing.

#3 | Posted by bored at 2018-01-25 02:29 AM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

Remember when the GOP koolaid drinkers where all "If you do nothing wrong, you have nothing to hide!"? Now they're all about those close-door, not-under-oath hearings.

#4 | Posted by IndianaJones at 2018-01-25 05:09 PM | Reply

Just give Schiff access, then it will be leaked.

#5 | Posted by sawdust at 2018-01-25 08:34 PM | Reply

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