White House press secretary Sarah Sanders urged members of the Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday to “focus on other things,” a day after the panel said its probe into possible collusion between Trump associates and Russian officials remains open.
“The Senate Intel Committee told us yesterday that after nearly nine months of investigating – that’s included more than 100 interviews over 250 hours; 4,000 pages of transcripts; 100,000 pages of documents; interviewing officials in the intelligence community, who wrote the report on Russian election meddling; interviewing relevant Obama administration officials, and talking to every Trump campaign official they’ve requested – it’s literally found zero evidence of collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia,” Sanders told reporters.
“I think the American people would like them to focus on some other things,” she added.
Chairman Richard Burr, R-N.C., and ranking member Mark Warner, D-Va., announced at a press conference Wednesday the committee is still examining “all evidence to see if there was any hint of collusion” between the Trump campaign and Kremlin during the 2016 election.
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