“Certainly he was helped by the Russian propaganda but I think Russia was just generally trying to hurt everybody,” Rooney, a member of the Intelligence Committee, said on CNN.
Rep. Tom Rooney (R-Fla, Dist. 17) has urged the panel’s lead investigator to shut down the probe, which another GOP committee member describes as “nearly” complete. But Democrats insist that dozens more witnesses must testify
Russians used the false U.S. persona “Matt Skiber” on Facebook to contact a Florida-based Trump supporter group, pushing for the group to organize a “YUGE pro-Trump flash mob in every Florida town.”
Florida Republican Congressional members failed to protect Americans, that includes Rep. Tom Rooney, (FL-17)
Sen. Bill Nelson called Flynn’s plea a “significant step” in the probe. “Flynn’s guilty plea is another significant step in making the case that there was collusion with the Russians”
Florida Congressman Matt Gaetz on Friday filed a resolution calling for the resignation of Robert Mueller, whose investigation into Russian meddling in the election escalated dramatically this week.
In response to the Associated Press’ public report reaffirming the DNC was hacked by Russia and news that prosecutors are considering bringing charges against six Russian government officials, DNC deputy communications director Adrienne Watson released the following statement:
Florida lawmakers react to the indictments of Paul Manafort and Rick Gates, which was joined by a guilty plea from Donald Trump campaign adviser George Papadopoulos for making false statements about contacts with Russian nationals.