Most Texas Lawmakers Cautious About Russian Probe Indictments – Longview News-Journal
Most Texas lawmakers cautious about Russian probe indictments – Longview News-Journal
The indictments of three former Trump campaign officials — stemming from an investigation of Russian influence on last year’s presidential election — drew cautious reactions Monday from most of Texas’ congressional delegation.
But some weighed in on how Congress should react if President Donald Trump calls on his Justice Department to fire Special Counsel Robert Mueller to shut down the investigation.
Texas Sens. John Cornyn and Ted Cruz both declined to defend Trump or raise doubts about the merits of the charges, while some Texas Democrats said they viewed the indictments as vindication. Most U.S. House members spent the day in …