FBI Director James B. Comey and National Security Agency head Michael S. Rogers are set to testify on Monday on the intelligence community’s conclusion that Russia interfered in the 2016 presidential election, and they will also face questions about possible collusion between associates of President Trump and the Kremlin.
And, while the F.B.I. conducts its investigation in secrecy, the White House insists publicly that there is nothing to investigate. “It puts us in a very difficult position,” said Frank Montoya Jr., a former F.B.I. agent who served as the government’s senior counterintelligence official and retired last year.
House Intelligence Committee Chair Devin Nunes is in the cross-hairs for stating there’s “no evidence of collusion” between Trump’s team and Moscow ahead of what’s expected to be heated public hearings former intelligence officers, and political analysts told RT. Nunes stated that “no evidence of collusion” between President Donald Trump’s team and Russia has been found.