McCain won’t take no for an answer.
After allegations of Russian hacking interfering with election results came in, many politicians were in an uproar. One in particular was John McCain. McCain was pushing for a special committee to be responsible for investigating these claims. Now that it is looking highly unlikely that this committee is going to happen, McCain is going to continue pursuit. Read on Below!
Congress likely will not form a select committee to investigate the influence Russian hacking played in the 2016 elections, Sen. John McCain(R-Ariz.) said Tuesday.
“Without the support of the leadership, then I would imagine it won’t [happen],” McCain told CNN’s Manu Raju. “But we’ll move ahead in the Armed Services Committee, and I’m sure other committees will.”
Despite bipartisan support for the idea, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell(R-Ky.) has voiced his opposition to creating a special committee, insisting the investigation should be left to the Intelligence Committee.