Hearings Start on Possible Russian Ties to 2016 Election, LoBiondo Tweets

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The House Intelligence Committee has begun hearings on the investigation into the possibility of Russian influence in the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election and potential connections between Russia and President Donald Trump's administration.

At the table for these hearings is Second District New Jersey Congressman Frank LoBiondo who sits on the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence.

The directors of the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) and the National Security Agency (NSA) told the committee that not only did Russia interfered in the election but that they expect Russia to continue meddling in future United States elections.

FBI Director James Comey says the FBI and Justice Department have no information to substantiate President Trump's claims that former President Barack Obama wiretapped him before the election.

At the conclusion of the hearing, LoBiondo sent out a tweet saying: "Additional questions remain to be asked in classified setting. I'll continue to pursue answers, push for declassified report at conclusion."


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