Two Senate Hearings Wednesday

News  |  May 16, 2018

Two Senate committees investigating Russian election interference are holding hearings Wednesday. 

The Senate Judiciary Committee is hearing from witnesses, including whistleblower Christopher Wylie, on Trump data firm Cambridge Analytica and the future of data privacy. The open hearing begins at 10am ET and can be watched online here.

The Senate Intelligence Committee is holding a closed hearing beginning at 9:15am ET to evaluate the January 2017 Intelligence Community Assessment that Russian President Vladimir Putin was trying to help Trump win the 2016 presidential election. Witnesses include former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper, former CIA Director John Brennan, and former NSA Director and Commander of U.S. Cyber Command Admiral Mike Rogers

Former FBI Director James Comey declined the invitation to appear. 

CNN's Senior Congressional Correspondent: 


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Senator Richard Burr (R-NC) chairs the Senate Intelligence Committee.