Blackburn Presses Former Obama Chief Of Staff On Russian Collusion Involvement

June 1, 2023

U.S. Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) sent a letter to Veterans Affairs Secretary and former chief of staff to President Obama, Denis McDonough, to press him on his involvement in the Russian collusion hoax.

The letter follows up on Senator Blackburn’s questioning in a May 17th Veterans Affairs Committee hearing, in which Secretary McDonough “forgot” his role in the FBI Crossfire Hurricane investigation that targeted the Trump campaign. 

McDonough Participated In Meeting With Top Intelligence Officials About Crossfire Hurricane

“Specifically, I am inquiring about your involvement in a meeting on July 31, 2016, regarding the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s (FBI) Crossfire Hurricane investigation. According to then-FBI Director James Comey, you attended this meeting with then-National Security Advisor Susan Rice, then-Director of National Intelligence (DNI) James Clapper, then-CIA Director John Brennan, and then-Director of the National Security Agency Michael Rogers,” wrote Senator Blackburn.

Blackburn Requests Immediate Information On Obama Administration Involvement In Collusion Hoax

  • Were any orders or directives given to FBI officials during this meeting?
  • Why was President Obama briefed on the Crossfire Hurricane investigation?
  • What other meetings were you involved in about the Crossfire Hurricane investigation with or without President Obama? 
  • Were there any questions regarding the legal concerns of the Obama White House being involved in the Crossfire Hurricane investigation? 

Read the full letter to Secretary McDonough here

Watch the May 17th Senate hearing exchange here.