Ryan: Independent investigation on Russia not a ‘good idea’

House Speaker Paul Ryan today rebuffed renewed calls for an independent investigation into Russian interference with the November election following President Trump’s firing of FBI Director James Comey.
“I don’t think that’s a good idea, and the reason I say that is we have three investigations going on right now,” Ryan told reporters following an announcement at InSinkErator in Racine.
Some Democrats have accused Trump of firing Comey in order to shut down the FBI’s investigation.
The Janesville Republican noted the Senate and House intelligence committees are also conducting probes, and that...

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