Senate Intelligence Committee

As Burr Demurs Investigating Intelligence Community Issues Surrounding ‘Whistleblower’ Complaint, All Eyes on Graham for Next Steps

U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence chairman Sen. Richard Burr (R-NC) is facing increasing pressure from his colleagues and from outside the U.S. Senate to do more than he has done so far in investigating the intelligence community whistleblower complaint against President Donald Trump. If Burr does not step up to the task, many are looking elsewhere—specifically to Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC)—for leadership on the investigation.

Senate Judiciary Chairman Lindsey Graham, (R-SC)., speaks at a news conference proposing legislation to address the crisis at the southern border at the U.S. Capitol on May 15, 2019 in Washington, DC. Senate Republicans met with Vice President Mike Pence and White House Advisor Jared Kushner yesterday to discuss President …