Republican Sens. Ron Johnson of Wisconsin and Chuck Grassley of Iowa requested a meeting with FBI Director Christopher Wray and Director of National Intelligence Avril Haines after confidential information missing context was leaked to the public from an allegedly secure briefing.
The letter, the senators wrote, follows an article from the Washington Post alleging that there was an “an extensive effort by the [FBI] to alert members of Congress … that they faced a risk of being used to further Russia’s attempt to influence the election’s outcome[.]” Not only did the article rely on anonymous former U.S. officials to create the report, but Johnson and Grassley said it was inaccurate.
“The article then inaccurately proceeded to link Russian disinformation attempts to our investigation, which was based on Obama administration government records and records that showed extensive financial connections between the Biden family and questionable foreign nationals, including individuals connected to the communist Chinese government’s military and intelligence services,” the