WASHINGTON – Yesterday, Chairman Gowdy spoke with Chris Wallace on Fox News Sunday. Watch the full interview below.
On Uranium One:
“We’ve spent most of 2017 trying to better understand what Russia did to this country in 2016. Not to the Democrats, not to the Republicans, but to this country. What we know was that Russia was not our friend in 2016.”
“It wasn’t Republicans who gave the reset button to Russia. It wasn’t Republicans who said we’ll have more flexibility in the second term. It was a Republican named Mitt Romney who said Russia was our greatest threat, and the Democrats laughed at him.”
On Special Counsel Mueller’s Investigation:
“Bob Mueller has a really distinguished career of service to our country… he’s a pretty apolitical guy.”
“The result will be known by the facts, by what [Robert Mueller] uncovers. The personalities involved are much less important to me than the underlying facts. So, I would — I would say give the guy a chance to do his job.”
On Trump Dossier:
“It’s sometimes hard to tell the difference between the Obama Department of Justice and the current Department of Justice in terms of transparency and their willingness to share information with Congress.”
“I am interested in who paid for the dossier because that helps you understand motive and intent and whether or not you can rely on the document. I am much more interested in whether or not the Department of Justice and the FBI relied upon that dossier and initiating a counterintelligence investigation or in court findings. That is really important to me.
“I do expect an entity represented by a blindfolded woman to be objective. And if they relied on that dossier and they didn’t corroborate it or vet it, then we have a serious issue…”