On Monday night, House Intelligence Committee Republicans announced they have found no evidence that President Donald Trump or his campaign colluded with Russia during the 2016 election.
“We found no evidence of collusion. We found perhaps some bad judgment, inappropriate meetings,” Rep. Michael Conaway (R-Texas) said.
Trump quickly responded in all caps, saying, “THE HOUSE INTELLIGENCE COMMITTEE HAS, AFTER A 14 MONTH LONG IN-DEPTH INVESTIGATION, FOUND NO EVIDENCE OF COLLUSION OR COORDINATION.”
Not everyone was happy about the announcement, however.
Former Attorney General Eric Holder lashed out at House Intelligence Committee Republicans, claiming that it was a “coverup” and that it is a “lasting stain on the reputation of what used to be a bipartisan Committee when it was run by Republican Rogers and Democrat Ruppersberger.” He concluded, “Politics beat a desire for the truth.”
Holder was referring to Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger (D-Md.) and former Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Mich.), who were the leaders of the House Intelligence Committee during Obama’s time in office and were known for their bipartisanship.