U.S. spy agencies fight Congress over plan for probe of covert Russian influence campaign

Townhall.com Staff
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Posted: Dec 02, 2016 3:01 PM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top U.S. intelligence officer has asked Congress to drop a provision in a pending bill that would create a special committee to combat Russian efforts to exert covert influence abroad, saying such a panel would duplicate current work and hinder cooperation with foreign allies.