The Blocked Caller: House Intelligence Committee Report Challenged Over Refusal To Subpoena Critical Phone Record


JONATHAN TURLEY

downloadI ran a column yesterday discussing one of findings of the House Intelligence Committee dealing with James Clapper. The report was largely well-supported and was even critical of Trump’s calling for Wikileaks and the Russians to release hacked material.  However, one element of the Democratic rebuttal also struck me as equally credible.  The Democrats objected, among various shortcomings in the Committee investigation, that a critical call was never pursued by the majority.  The timing of the call strikes me as raising a legitimate question and, absent countervailing facts from the majority, would seem to constitute a glaring omission.  It is not clear why the majority did not try to determine the identity of the “blocked caller” before the infamous meeting of Donald Trump Jr., Paul Manafort, Jared Kushner, and Russians in Trump Tower.

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