Is the Senate’s Russia Investigation Moving Too Fast?
The Washington Post‘s Paul Kane writes:
“Sens. Richard Burr (R-N.C.) and Mark R. Warner (D-Va.), the chairman and ranking minority party member of the Senate Intelligence Committee, are the latest to stand in the long shadows of the Watergate committee. They regularly face questions about why they aren’t moving faster to investigate Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential campaign. In fact, they’re moving more quickly than Ervin and Baker did 44 years ago. If it doesn’t seem that way, that’s got more to do with the insatiable appetites of social media and cable news than with reality….”
Read more at https://www.washingtonpost.com/powerpost/believe-it-or-not-senates-russia-investigation-is-moving-faster-than-its-watergate-counterpart-44-years-ago/2017/05/13/8e3f8bcc-3746-11e7-b4ee-434b6d506b37_story.html
For more information on the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, see https://www.intelligence.senate.gov/. On oversight of intelligence agencies see University of Georgia Prof. Loch K. Johnson’s webpage.