Rep. Mike Turner: The Mueller report ‘gives us confidence back in our democracy’

Rep. Mike Turner: Mueller report puts confidence back in our democracy
Rep. Mike Turner: Mueller report puts confidence back in our democracy

As Congress awaits the release of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia report, Rep. Mike Turner of Ohio, a Republican member of the House Intelligence Committee, said it “gives us confidence back in our democracy.”

Turner made the comment on “America’s Newsroom” Monday, saying confidence returned because “it says that there was no collusion and we know certainly that we did not have the aspect of the Trump campaign doing that.”

He added, “I do think there should be a concern, though, in knowing what has happened with respect to the Hillary Clinton and Democratic National Committee-funded dossier, where they actually hired a retired former intelligence officer that was British for the purposes of talking to Russians and then use that information in a way where the government used it to undertake surveillance on the other campaign. I think that’s absolutely wrong and I think that’s a threat.”

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