Special counsel John Durham is set to testify before two committees in the House of Representatives this week, more than a month after releasing the findings of his inquiry into the FBI’s Crossfire Hurricane investigation.
The Durham report alleged that the FBI and Department of Justice had no proper basis to launch their investigation into alleged ties between Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign and Russia.
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Durham concluded in the report that “based on the evidence gathered in the multiple exhaustive and costly investigations of these matters,” including the special counsel’s inquiry, “neither U.S. law enforcement nor the Intelligence Community appears to have possessed any actual evidence of collusion in their holdings at the commencement of the Crossfire Hurricane investigation.”
The House Intelligence Committee is scheduled to hold a hearing with Durham on Tuesday at 3 p.m. on Capitol Hill, in which lawmakers are expected to probe Durham’s findings.
Shortly after the release of the report, House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Turner (R‑OH) said the report outlined “serious errors and shortcomings” from the FBI’s handling of the investigation.
“The Durham Report underscores what former Chairman Devin Nunes and Republican me …