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Watch the Former CIA Head Testify About Russian Election Meddling

John Brennan will answer questions in front of the House Intelligence Committee Tuesday at 10 AM EST.
May 23, 2017, 2:15pm
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On Tuesday, former CIA director John Brennan will testify in front of the House committee currently investigating whether or not Trump's campaign colluded with Russia during the 2016 election, the New York Times reports. It will be Brennan's first congressional testimony since leaving the CIA in January.

According to Newsweek, lawmakers on the committee will likely have similar questions for Brennan that they did for former FBI director James Comey during his congressional testimony in March. Brennan reportedly grew worried about Russia's influence on the election as early as last summer. During that time, he briefed a few senior members of Congress about evidence that suggested Russia was trying to sway the election in Trump's favor.

The testimony follows a new report from the Washington Post that claims that Trump asked two high-ranking intelligence officials to deny there was any evidence of Russian election meddling. Both officials—the director of national intelligence, Dan Coats, and the director of the National Security Agency, Michael Rogers—reportedly declined, according to US officials.

You can watch the livestream above starting at 10 AM EST.