The chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee said his panel continues investigating Russian interference into 2019.
North Carolina’s republican senator Richard Burr made content Friday, saying the committee intends on holding closed door interviews this year.
Senate Select Committee on Intelligence Chairman Richard Burr, R-N.C., left, and Vice Chairman Mark Warner, D-Va., update reporters within the status of these inquiry into Russian interference inside the 2016 U.S. elections, in the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017. (J. SCOTT APPLEWHITE / AP)
The ranking Democrat on the panel, Senator Mark Warner agreed along with his Republican counter-part, but said he could be pushing for more public hearings.
However, Burr has made it clear the Senate investigation isn’t necessarily about collusion, but more to do with Russia’s meddling practices in general.
This because House Intelligence Committee has now concluded its Russia investigation.
However the incoming Democrat majority said they arrange to re-open that situation, when they take power in January