Watchdog group to investigate Trump’s Russia ties: ‘This is the greatest abuse of power’

POLITICO The watchdog group Judicial Watch announced Monday it will launch an investigation into the Trump administration’s use of the Justice Department to investigate and pressure media outlets into reporting on Russia-related investigations.

The group, which has long sought to expose the Trump White House’s cozy ties to Russia, announced in a letter to President Donald Trump that it will hold an investigation on the Justice department’s decision to conduct an “unprecedented and unprecedented” investigation of Trump’s ties to Russian President Vladimir Putin.

The news comes as the Senate Judiciary Committee holds a hearing Thursday to investigate Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election and whether the Trump campaign colluded with Russia.”

This is a serious abuse of the presidency, and it raises serious questions about the integrity of the Department of Justice.”

The news comes as the Senate Judiciary Committee holds a hearing Thursday to investigate Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election and whether the Trump campaign colluded with Russia.

The letter comes as Trump’s attorney general, Jeff Sessions, faces questions from Senate investigators over his contacts with the Russian ambassador, Sergey Kislyak, during the campaign.