The chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee on Wednesday said that he would be limiting his trips to the White House while the committee's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election is ongoing.
Sen. Richard BurrRichard BurrTrump to GOP senators: Cancel your recessThe Hill's 12:30 ReportSenate Intelligence chairman avoiding White House during Russia investigationMORE (R-N.C.) is presiding over the Senate floor while his Republican colleagues go to 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. to talk about healthcare. He was spotted with his lunch in hand and preparing to take the elevator while his colleagues gathered in front of the Capitol.
Pressed on whether he was making a policy of staying away during the panel's politically sensitive probe, he indicated that he was.
More The Hill