Target: Mitch McConnell, Senate Majority Leader
Goal: Release all details about Russian hacking investigation to the public.
Though many have called for an independent investigation into the alleged Russian hacking of Democratic National Convention (DNC) emails, U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is keeping the case in the hands of the Republican-led Senate Intelligence Committee. By only allowing the Senate to investigate, John McCain, who has led the demand for transparency, believes the committee could potentially hide pertinent information about Donald Trump’s campaign and what allowed it to succeed. Publicizing information about the hacks or allowing for an independent investigation would prevent secret proceedings and cover-ups.
Republicans have been highly criticized for their unconcerned attitude toward the hacks, and some are suspicious that this could mean they have something to hide. If only the Senate Intelligence Committee investigates this case, it is likely that disclosure to the public would be limited. Sign this petition to demand that McConnell allow an independent investigation into the Russian hacks or publicize all the information about the case.
Dear Mr. McConnell,
I am writing concerning John McCain’s recent request that you publicize the investigation into Russia’s hacking of DNC emails. Since you refuse to allow an independent investigation, it is only right that you keep the American people informed of your findings.
A foreign power interfering with a presidential election is a huge deal, yet many Republicans, especially Trump’s team, are trying to sweep it under the rug. I demand that you make public the Senate Intelligence Committee’s investigation into Russia’s alleged hacking.
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