Rep. Adam Schiff of California, the top Democrat on the committee, said it's important to determine the extent of Russia's involvements and whether they were aided by USA citizens, "including people associated with the Trump campaign".
The hearing features FBI Director James Comey, who will testify with Michael Rogers, the director of the National Security Agency.
FBI director James Comey on Monday confirmed the existence of an ongoing investigation into whether anyone associated with President Donald Trump coordinated with the Russian government as part of Russia's efforts to interfere with the 2016 United States election.
President Donald Trump, left, sits with House Speaker Paul Ryan on Capitol Hill in Washington during a "Friends of Ireland" luncheon, March 16, 2017.
There was no wiretap of Trump Tower, the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee said Monday, contradicting an assertion from President Donald Trump.
On Fox, Nunes repeated that he did not believe any such wiretapping took place.
"Was there a physical wiretap of Trump Tower?"
On March 5, the White House called for Congress to investigate-now, lawmakers in both chambers of Congress are demanding the Federal Bureau of Investigation clear up the president's claims.
But the panel's ranking Democrat said the material offered circumstantial evidence American citizens colluded with Russians in Moscow's efforts to interfere in the presidential election.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions has suggested he never provided information to Trump that may have supported the wiretapping allegation.
"All we did was quote a certain very talented legal mind who was the one responsible for saying that on television, " Trump said of the claim that Obama had enlisted the British to eavesdrop on him. "You shouldn't be talking to me, you should be talking to Fox".
When asked about the intelligence community's responsibility to correct false reporting, Comey said, "There's a whole lot out there that is false". He declared it fake news.
Press secretary Sean Spicer, speaking Monday afternoon, said "there's a lot more to be discussed and looked at" regarding the investigation. "The Democrats made up and pushed the Russian story as an excuse for running a awful campaign".
USA investigators say Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered the hacking into the computers at the Democratic National Committee.
The anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks subsequently released thousands of emails from the files of Clinton campaign chief John Podesta in the month before the election, showing embarrassing, behind-the-scenes efforts of Democratic operatives to help Clinton win the party's presidential nomination.
Trump tried to go on offense in the middle of the hearing, launching a series of tweets from his official White House account, including one that appeared to blame the Obama administration for leaking details of Flynn's contacts with the Russian envoy.
The FOMC had previously raised the federal funds target rate to a range of 0.5 to 0.75 percent last December. In a piece for HousingWire , he writes that the Fed's actions might actually be good for the housing market.
If you're going to give your life for anything, give your life for this, to destroy a weapon that's going to kill you all anyway. It's a Disney movie.' And yet, they were fully supportive of it, and it's actually one of the coolest things about the film".
The claim brought a rare public denial from GCHQ which described the suggestion as "utterly ridiculous". The former envoy further censured the NY billionaire for his " famous reluctance to admit mistakes ".
Badesch said that it was obvious the committee "really wanted to get it right - and they got it right", with Julia's character. The creators of " Sesame Street " announced Sunday that the popular show would introduce a muppet named Julia who has autism.
The broadcaster said rescue teams used chainsaws to cut through the fallen tree and free those trapped underneath. The waterfall, located near the town of Kintampo, was extremely busy with weekend day trippers.
AA Roadwatch have warned drivers to take additional care if travelling on the roads while the yellow weather warning is in place. Temperatures are expected to plummet close to or below freezing tonight as a cold weather front moves in across the country.
They include putting issues like continuing working together on issues like security at the core of what we are doing. He will also summon the leaders of the countries for a summit to endorse the final guidelines, expected in early May.
Prescott, Moore, and Romo are the three quarterbacks who are under contract for next season, at least right now. That would be a tough pill for any owner to swallow, let alone someone as enigmatic as Jerry Jones.
But once Barron's school year wraps up in June, he and his mother will be living at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave year round. According to TMZ , first lady and the first son soon-to-unite President in their new residence in D.C.
Man Jumps Into Lagos Lagoon
Vanguard gathered that the medical practitioner, who was without a life-jacket, jumped into the lagoon at about 4: 30 pm. As at press time, there has been no trace of Orji, who jumped into the lagoon by Adekunle area of Third Mainland Bridge.
Ex-MMA fighter guilty of 29 felonies in kidnap, beating case
The former "Ultimate Fighter" competitor could be sent to life without the possibility of parole as a result of the conviction. She also had a ruptured liver that prevented doctors from initially operating on her for fear of putting her under anesthesia.