Incoming Intelligence chair wants to release interviews to aid Mueller probe

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Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), the probable incoming chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, told Axios that he intends to use his new role to aid special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election.

Schiff told Axios that he plans to publicly release dozens of interviews the committee has conducted in its own investigation of Russia’s election interference.

Schiff said he wants Mueller to have that evidence at his disposal and be able to use it to determine whether any witnesses lied to the committee. Schiff said some information in the transcript contradicts facts and other testimony related to the Russia investigation.

“I want to make sure that Bob Mueller has the advantage of the evidence that we’ve been able to gather,” Schiff said in an appearance on “Axios on HBO.” “But equally important: that Bob Mueller is in a position to determine whether people knowingly committed perjury before our committee.” – READ MORE

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