Senate GOP Leader: 'The Russians Are Not Our Friends'

Sen. Mitch McConnell says the Senate Intelligence Committee will investigate assertions that Russia tried to interfere in 2016 election.
2:58 | 12/12/16

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Obviously any foreign breach of our shopper security measures is disturbing. And strongly. Condemn finish Roche average. Prior to the election the Director of National Intelligence relations statement. Saying that the Russian government director of the recent compromises he Milch from new us persons and institutions. Including. From US political or solutions. That is what the intelligence community believes can be sued in on Clough about Rourke. Without risking sources and up of any thing else. Anything you know if you're responsible. Likely illegal. And potentially for partisan political thing. I agree with senator Schumer should determine McCain more and others there's simply cannot. Be a partisan issue. Bummer remind all of view that the senate intelligence committee on which and the term of the armed services committee ship as ex official members. Is more than capable of conducting complete review. Of this matter. And senator Schumer will soon join us on the committee and he can review this matter. Who the regular order. I have every confidence in German Burr that you review the matter in a responsible way. The Obama administration is also now launching a review and Wendy office. But the Director of National Intelligence completes his true view there will be an additional if there be additional information released from the public. In responsible my the Obama administration for eight years attempted to reach relations with Russia. And well Russia expanded its fear of influence. In Irvington Crimea future new crying she area. And attempted to bully the Baltic Countries. Did believed that somehow Republicans son locked. Vita review Russian Arctic or ignore them. So last let me say that I have a honest competent and in development community inspections optional note that agencies. The Steelers flu so we'll play treatment. Anonymously roofs. The American people. The Russians and are for a. For. Invaded crime mail. Senator McCann and some our democratic friends melt with a delegation from a Baltic Countries. Just this past week. To say that they're nervous about the Russians you put demolish. Well they also throws us. Last year NATO's. Important. We intend to keep the commitments that are made and an echo. Agreement which I think by any of darker senators probably been one of the most if not the most of social military alarms or world history. And I think we ought to approach all of these issues on the assumption. With the Russians. That are being always shows what.

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