Washington, D.C. –  Congresswoman Elise Stefanik released the below statement following today’s House Intelligence Hearing with Robert Mueller:

“I thank Mr. Mueller for answering questions today regarding the Special Counsel’s Investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election,” said Congresswoman Stefanik. “As a policy maker, I believe we must combat Russian ‘sweeping and systematic’ interference in the United States electoral process and have introduced several legislative proposals to do so. I strongly believe that part of addressing Russian interference is addressing information related to the evidence underpinning the initial opening of Comey’s counter-intelligence investigation in 2016 that may have been part of the Russian disinformation campaign. I believe the American public deserves to know these answers and am hopeful every American is able to read these answers for themselves in the Department of Justice’s IG Report.”

Watch Congresswoman Stefanik question Robert Mueller here and below.

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