Former special counsel Robert Mueller has declined an invitation to testify about the Russia investigation before the Senate Judiciary Committee, according to Chairman Lindsey Graham.
“He says he doesn’t have enough time,” the South Carolina Republican said Wednesday evening on Fox News host Sean Hannity’s show. Graham also announced that former FBI Director James Comey agreed to testify at the end of the month, declaring “the day of reckoning is upon us when it comes to Crossfire Hurricane.”
Graham is leading a congressional investigation into Crossfire Hurricane, the code name for the FBI’s counterintelligence inquiry into ties between President Trump’s 2016 campaign and Russia, which was wrapped into Mueller’s special counsel investigation in May 2017. He has been pushing to hear from a catalog of witnesses and secure still-secret documents in the run-up to the 2020 election, which is now less than two months away, and the longtime South Carolina lawmaker is in what polls indicate will