On Thursday morning Rep. Adam Schiff )D-Calf) vowed that Democrats on the House Intelligence Committee will continue to investigate Russian meddling in the 2016 election.
During an interview on CNN said that despite Mueller investigating the criminal side of the Russian meddling, he was not responsible to explain to the public how it happened.
“We can’t simply rely on Bob Mueller, because his job is different than ours,” Schiff, the committee’s top Democrat, said. “His job is to determine who broke the law and who should be prosecuted and who should go to jail.”
“It’s not his job to tell the country what happened. And outside of an indictment, he may not be able to speak,” Schiff added. “That’s what the Congress is supposed to do. So there’s no substitute for Congress doing its job.”
When the House Intelligence Committee completed their investigation last week the panel concluded that they agreed with US intelligence that the Russians meddled with the election, but did not favor Trump.
"We can't simply rely on (special counsel Robert Mueller) … It's not his job to tell the country what happened and outside of an indictment, he may not be able to speak. That's what the Congress is supposed to do": Rep. Adam Schiff on why Dems will continue Russia probe pic.twitter.com/VXlpyEmKLu
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