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On House Floor, Welch Demands an Investigation of Trump Ties to Russia

February 17, 2017
Press Release
Rep. Welch: ‘The enduring strength of our democracy is being tested’

WASHINGTON—Today on the floor of the House of Representatives, Rep. Peter Welch (D-VT) demanded a Congressional investigation into President Trump’s ties to Russia. A full transcript of Welch’s remarks can be found here.

“We should conduct a full-scale, no holds barred investigation of the links between the Trump campaign and Russian officials. There is a mountain of evidence we cannot ignore,” Rep. Welch said. “The enduring strength of our democracy is being tested. Congress must maintain our Constitutional protection of checks and balances. Investigate now. Investigate fully.”