Democrats and Republicans Call for Investigation Into Russia's Influence on US Election

While more questions are raised as to Russia's involvement in the presidential election, Trump stands by Exxon's CEO, Rex Tillerson, as his likely pick for secretary of state.
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Transcript for Democrats and Republicans Call for Investigation Into Russia's Influence on US Election
Let's turn to politics now. Members of congress from both parties are calling for an investigation into whether Russia tried to influence the American elections. The president-elect has his doubts. Meanwhile, Mr. Trump is standing by Rex tillerson, the likely secretary of state nominee. Mr. Trump has his doubts. Tonight, new reporting on who in the trump family may be moving to Washington. Here's Mary Bruce. Reporter: Tonight, Donald Trump is digging in, blasting a "New York Times" report that Russia interfered with the election. I think the Democrats are bringing it up because they lost the election. It's an excuse. I don't believe it. Reporter: A person with direct knowledge tells us that Republicans and Democrats were targeted, but only information about Democrats was released. Trump still questions if Russia was involved at all, even after 17 U.S. Intelligence agencies con clues colluded -- concluded that the Russians did it. Tonight, a bipartisan group is calling for an investigation. Trump's recent comments are raising serious questions about whether he trusts U.S. Intelligence. And trump admits he's not receiving the classified presidential daily briefings. At least not every day. I get it when I need it. I don't have to be told -- I'm a smart person. I don't need to be told the same thing every single day for the next eight years. Reporter: Trump's secretary of state will inherit the complex relationship with Russia. And tonight, there are concerns about trump's likely pick, Rex tillerson, and his deep ties to president Putin. I've known him since 1999, and I have a very close relationship with him. Reporter: But trump says that's a plus. A great advantage, he knows many of the players. Reporter: No announcement has been made yet, but today trump tweeted that tillerson is a world-class deal maker. Stay tuned. Trump also trying to dampen concerns about conflict of interest. Trump plans to leave his business in total, but his children will not. My executives will run it with my children. It's a big company, a great company. But I'm going to have nothing to do with management. And we'll get more details on Thursday. Mary, we know that Melania and Barron will move to Washington after the school year. And trump indicating one of his other children will also join him there? Reporter: Yes, ivanka and her husband are planning a move. Trump says he's looking into what role legally they could play in his administration. Ivanka has expressed interest in women's issues, and his son-in-law would like to help

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