2016 ELECTION/LEGAL/RUSSIA/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Democratic Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse this week said he’s sure the Russia-related cloud hanging over President Donald Trump’s administration will not be clearing up any time soon.
And Republicans, he said, are beginning to take the accusations much more seriously.
The subcommittee will then evaluate the legality of what took place during the election. Several intelligence agencies concluded that Russia meddled in the [2016] election process to assist Trump and harm Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton.
Whitehouse said the subcommittee investigation will consist of ‘three big buckets.’ “

Allan Smith, “Top Democratic senator on investigating Trump’s ties to Russia: ‘This is a long way from over’,” Business Insider, Feb. 23, 2017