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On Sunday, Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.), said there are “enormous amounts of evidence” that allude to collusion between Russia and President Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign.
Watch his full response here:
Warner is the vice chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, which is leading an investigation into collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia. That probe is reportedly winding down, after about 200 interviews and nearly two years of work.
Warner’s home state is also in the midst of political turmoil. The governor, Ralph Northam, and attorney general have both been implicated in photos in which they appear in blackface. The lieutenant governor Justin Fairfax has been accused by two women of sexual assault — accusations Fairfax denies.
None of the men have resigned from their positions.
Warner had called for the governor and lieutenant governor to resign but recently told CNN’s Jake Tapper this:
But if the governor and lieutenant governor are going to continue, I think the lieutenant governor needs — there needs to be a due process where the accusers get a chance to make their case where the lieutenant governor gets a chance to make his defense.
And if the governor is going to continue to stay, what he needs to do is get out and start to try to re-earn the trust of Virginians. When I called for his resignation along with Tim Kaine, we said the governor had lost the faith of the people of Virginia. He has a right to try to regain that faith but I believe that will involve him getting out and making that case to Virginians.
We’ll talk to Warner about all that and more.
Produced by Jonquilyn Hill.
- Mark Warner U.S. Senator, D-VA; @MarkWarner
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