Senator Mark Warner gives two-to-one odds that Trump won't finish his term, citing mounting evidence of collusion with Russia in swaying November's election.
A U.S. senator who serves as one of the leaders in the committee investigating Russia’s influence on the November election claims that Donald Trump is not likely to finish his first term as president.
Senator Mark Warner (D-VA) has said that the odds of Trump not completing his term are two to one, reports The New Yorker, with former Labor Secretary Robert Reich adding that impeachment is a “real and growing possibility.”
Warner’s spokesperson has since upheld the senator’s comments while clarifying that Warner was “not referring specifically to the Russia investigation, but rather the totality of challenges the President is currently facing.”
Nevertheless, Warner, and the Senate Intelligence Committee as a whole, have been making it increasingly clear that their investigation has turned up damning evidence on Trump’s collusion with Russia to influence the 2016 presidential election.
Several weeks ago, for example, Warner stated that Russia employed at least 1,000 “internet trolls” to create false news reports in Trump’s favor in key swing states throughout the weeks and months leading up to November, the Independent reports.
Furthermore, a source told the Guardian last month that the committee members “now have specific concrete and corroborative evidence of collusion.”
In hopes of gathering as much of said evidence as possible, the Senate Intelligence Committee — one of four congressional bodies that are currently investigating the matter — is continuing to conduct interviews and hold hearings.
On Tuesday, CNN reported that Warner and Chairman Richard Burr (R-NC) traveled to CIA headquarters for a briefing on the investigation. And today, FBI Director James Comey is testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee about Trump’s ties to Russia.
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