President Donald Trump, in a series of tweets Monday evening, asked why former President Bill Clinton and wife Hillary Clinton, who Trump defeated in the 2016 election, are not being investigated for their ties to Russia.
Trump concluded his tweets by saying, “Trump Russia story is a hoax.”
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The House Intelligence Committee, the Senate Intelligence Committee and the FBI have ongoing investigations into Russia’s influence on the 2016 election and the Trump campaign’s ties to Russia.
FBI Director James Comey told the House Intelligence Committee last week that it has been investigating possible collusion between Trump’s campaign and Russia since June.
Several high-ranking Democrats have called for Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, to step down after Nunes met with Trump to discuss secret documents that came from inside the White House.
The Senate Intelligence Committee has operated with less public attention, but the committee has promised a broad investigation into Russian hacking and that it will go beyond the 2016 election.
It is not the first time Trump has tweeted about Russia story or the Clintons’ connections to Russia.