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MoveOn Statement in Response to FBI Investigation into Trump/Russia

WASHINGTON - In response to confirmation of an FBI investigation into Trump campaign collusion with Russia, MoveOn.org is calling for a full, independent investigation and a complete shutdown of all Trump-related business before Congress. 

Today, in his opening remarks during a House Intelligence Committee hearing, FBI Director James Comey confirmed that the President of the United States and his associates are under active criminal investigation by the Department of Justice. 

In response, MoveOn.org Civic Action Campaign Director Jo Comerford said:      

“With news that the President of the United States and his associates are under an active criminal investigation by the Department of Justice, it is absolutely imperative that an independent commission be established immediately to ensure there are sufficient non-partisan and independent resources to fully investigate Donald Trump and his associates’ ties to Russia.     

“How can Congress, with good conscience, agree to further Trump’s agenda amid such serious allegations regarding possible illegal activity? The answer is simple: It can’t.     

“That’s why, given today’s news, Congress must shut down all Trump-related appointments and legislation until the American people learn the full truth about Trump and Russia.”

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