There are four committees investigating Russia’s interference into our election. There is also an FBI investigation, and an independent special counsel now run by former FBI Director Robert Mueller. 

House Intelligence Committee

Chaired by Mike Conaway (R-TX) and Ranking Member Adam Schiff (D-CA). 

  • This committee was previously chaired by Devin Nunes, and was offtrack for some time, cancelling all public hearings after Nunes made secret trips to the White House. The committee is now rescheduling witnesses and is has heard testimony from James Comey, prior to his firing.

Senate Intelligence Committee

Chaired by Richard Burr (R-NC) and Ranking Member Mark Warner (D-VA). 
  • The Senate Intelligence Committee has conducted dozens of interviews so far, but has largely completed most of its work out of the public eye and in classified settings. Recently, some committee members – democrats, have complained about the slowing pace of the investigation.

House Oversight Committee 

Chaired by Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) and Ranking Member Elijah Cummings (D-MD). 
  • Jason Chaffetz recently announced not only that he doesn’t plan to seek re-election, but that he will resign early from his position in Congress, opening up his chair on the Oversight Committee. Chaffetz and Cummings have been investigating Michael Flynn and the payments he received, but failed to disclosed, from RT-TV, a Russian owned television network, and money he earned while working as a lobbyist for Turkey.

Senate Judiciary Committee – Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism 

Chaired by Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and Ranking Member Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI). 
  • The committee had the most explosive testimony as of late, when former acting Attorney General Sally Yates and former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper testified on May 8th. Sally Yates provided long-anticipated clarity on the timeline of events surrounding the firing of former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn.

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