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Livestream started 10 AM DC-Eastern Daylight Time on Monday: http://intelligence.house.gov/
(2 pm UTC).
It can be watched here: https://www.c-span.org/video/?425087-1/fbi-director-says-hes-investigating-links-trump-campaign-russia
As bad or worse than Watergate, Congresswoman Jackie Speier tells BBC:
Unless Watergate involved Russia, then it is worse than Watergate. On the other hand, if we learn that Roger Stone, who was involved in Nixon’s dirty tricks, is and was always a Russian operative, and perhaps Stone-Trump friend/Trump lawyer Roy Cohn, who ran McCarthy’s hearings was a Russian operative, then Watergate would be as big. It is worth noting that Nixon was involved in the House Unamerican Activities Committee. What if he too were a Russian agent sent to destroy the country? On the other hand, what if Putin is a creature of Roger Stone, and/or Paul Manafort? Or, Trump and Putin simply creatures of the Russian mafia? There appears a common thread. Half Italian, half Hungarian, Roger Stone would make a perfect interface for Russian-Italian organized crime. But, will we ever know the truth?
“Congressman Adam Schiff:
Tomorrow, the House Intelligence Committee will hold an open hearing on Russia’s interference in our election. For a lot of Americans, this will be the first time to really tune in to exactly what the Russians did.
I’d like to walk the American people through, with both the Directors of the FBI and NSA, what we know about the Russian operation. What was its breadth? Were there U.S. persons that were helping the Russians in any way? What can we do to protect ourselves in the future and help our allies now? These are the questions I’ll be asking.
I discussed it this morning on Meet the Press:
Here’s where we begin our investigation into Russian interference – with circumstantial evidence of collusion & direct evidence of deception”
“House Intelligence Committee to Hold Open Hearing on Russian Active Measures Investigation Washington, March 17, 2017
The House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (HPSCI) will be holding an open hearing on its investigation into Russian active measures during the 2016 election campaign.
The hearing will be held at 10:00 am on Monday, March 20 in room 1100 of the Longworth Building. It will be livestreamed on the HPSCI website here. http://intelligence.house.gov/
Who: House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (HPSCI)
What: Hearing on Russian active measures investigation (Open)
When: Monday, March 20, 2017, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm ET
Where: Room 1100, Longworth Building
The hearing witnesses include:
* James Comey, Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation
* Mike Rogers, Director of the National Security Agency
Media wishing to attend this hearing must be credentialed through the appropriate Congressional Media Gallery. Credentialed media will be allowed inside the hearing room from 9:00 am on a first come, first served basis.” http://intelligence.house.gov/news/documentsingle.aspx?DocumentID=770
“Lawmakers seek FBI, NSA answers on Trump, Russia at rare public hearing Posted:Mon, 20 Mar 2017 00:03:58 -0400 WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The directors of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and National Security Agency will break their public silence on Monday about their investigations into possible links between Russia and President Donald Trump’s campaign at a rare open congressional intelligence committee hearing.” http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/Reuters/domesticNews/~3/bKWmzu8zXic/us-usa-trump-russia-idUSKBN16R077. Reuters predicts that the public won’t be allowed to learn much.