Capitol Hill probes on Trump, elections may factor in November vote


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(Worthy News) - Congress returns this week from its August recess and while the House Intelligence Committee has wrapped up its probe, lawmakers still face big questions regarding the Russian-meddling scandal, threats to the U.S. electoral system, the uses and abuses of social media sites and fresh clashes between the White House and the Department of Justice.

With multiple Senate committee probes and the wider investigation by special counsel Robert Mueller still churning, revelations and events in the coming weeks could have an outsized impact on the GOP’s ability to maintain control of Congress in November’s midterm elections, political analysts say.

Investigators continued to interview key figures during summer recess, including senior Justice Department official Bruce Ohr and former British intelligence officer Christopher Steele over their contacts concerning the controversial dossier Mr. Steele compiled about President Trump’s alleged ties to Russia in the summer of 2016. [ Source: Washington Times (Read More...) ]

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