Schumer: Trump Administration’s Russian Sanctions Prove Mueller’s Investigation is Not a “Witch Hunt”

March 15, 2018
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer today released the following statement after the Trump administration issued sanctions against most of the Russians indicted by Special Counsel Mueller:
“The fact that the administration has issued sanctions against individuals and entities indicted by Special Counsel Mueller proves that his investigation is not a ‘witch hunt’ as the president and his allies have claimed.
“It’s more clear than ever that the president must not interfere with the special counsel’s investigation in any way.”
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