White House counselor Kellyanne Conway joined Sen. Lindsey Graham in his calls for an investigation into the FBI’s handling of the infamous dossier, but took it one step further by pushing for a probe into the Obama administration’s handling of Russian interference in the 2016 election.
“I think we ought to know what happened in that last administration. What we do know didn’t happen is that the Obama administration and the President himself knew that Russia was trying to interfere in our election and did nothing about it,” she said, despite the fact that former President Barack Obama issued sanctions against Russia over interference in the election.
“Why did they do nothing about it is because they were sure Hillary would win, or they didn’t want to deal with it in the last months of their administration,” she continued. “So sure, let’s at least see who did what when because had she gotten elected we would never know any of this. … Those who want to move on, they got this party started. They had the phony dossier and have gone from there so let’s let it all hang out and we’re patient people we’ll be here for the next six years. so let’s at least take the time so that America gets the full story.”
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— TPM Livewire (@TPMLiveWire) March 26, 2019