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Top Senate intelligence duo: Russia did interfere in 2016 election

Chairman Richard Burr says he endorses findings that Russia meddled in election but says it is ‘open question’ whether Trump team colluded with Moscow
Richard Burr, pictured with Mark Warner, said: ‘There is consensus among members and staff that we trust the conclusions of the ICA.’ Photograph: Shawn Thew/EPA

The Senate intelligence committee has said it has confidence in an US agency finding earlier this year that Russia intervened in the US presidential election in an effort to skew the vote in Donald Trump’s favour.

The committee chairman, Republican senator Richard Burr, said it remained an “open question” whether there was collusion by the Trump campaign with Moscow. But he added that Russian intelligence could

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