The Russia Connection

Senate Judiciary Committee Holds Hearing on Crossfire Hurricane Investigation

By Elliot Setzer
Wednesday, June 3, 2020, 10:10 AM

On Wednesday, June 3, at 10:00 a.m., the Senate Judiciary Committee held the first in a series of hearings on oversight of the Crossfire Hurricane investigation. The committee heard testimony from Rod Rosenstein, the former deputy attorney general.

You can watch a livestream of the hearing here.

In a written statement, Rosenstein defended his decision to appoint Special Counsel Robert Mueller. He also addressed the inspector general’s finding that there were “significant errors” in Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act applications, including those filed in connection with the Crossfire Hurricane investigation. Rosenstein wrote that “if existing policies fall short, those policies need to be changed.”

You can read Rosenstein's written statement here and below: