The Senate Intelligence Committee will soon wrap up its investigation into possible collusion between the 2016 Trump presidential campaign and Russia, and those claiming the two parties colluded may be in for a rude awakening, according to a new report.
NBC News, citing Democrats and Republicans, reports the panel’s two-year investigation has yet to uncover “direct evidence” of “conspiracy” between Trump campaign officials and the Kremlin.
Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr (R-NC) “If we write a report based upon the facts that we have, then we don’t have anything that would suggest there was collusion by the Trump campaign and Russia,”Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr (R-NC) told CBS News last week.
Several unnamed Democrat lawmakers told NBC News that while they concur with Burr’s statements, they lack the appropriate context.
President Donald Trump on Sunday welcomed Burr’s statements, tweeting: “Senator Richard Burr, The Chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, just announced that after almost two years, more than two hundred interviews, and thousands of documents, they have found NO COLLUSION BETWEEN TRUMP AND RUSSIA!